Associate of Science in Agricultural Technology (AS)
This degree prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Agriculture Technology through the study of agriculture equipment maintenance and repair, basic equipment construction and fabrication, including layout, finish and welding of metal agriculture structures. Students will acquire skills in uses of tools and equipment necessary for modern farming operations.
- List, explain, and demonstrate safety practices at all times.
- Explain and demonstrate basic equipment operation and maintenance for both small and large agriculture equipment.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be prepared for careers or employment in the following fields: general agriculture, sales and service of agriculture equipment, equipment manufacturing, ag mechanics and welding.
This degree is not designed for transfer; however, the courses included in this degree may be transferable and apply to other degrees designed for transfer.
|GENERAL EDUCATION AND SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS||25|
College of the Sequoias' Associate Degree General Education (COS-GE)
|REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES||22|
|AG 110||Ag Leadership||3|
|AGTC 103||Farm Power||3|
|AGTC 106||Agriculture Welding||3|
|AGTC 201||Intro to Ag Power Equipment||3|
|AGTC 210||Ag Project Construction||3|
|WELD 162||Shielded Metal Arc Welding||4|
|WEXP 193 F||Agriculture Wrk Exp-1st Sem||3|
Select 13 units from the following courses:
|AGMT 108||AG Business Computer Apps||3|
|AGTC 212||Welding Power Sources/Applicat||1|
|AGTC 220||Irrigation Wells and Pumps||3|
|AGTC 222||Irrigation System Installation||3|
|AGTC 225||Outdoor Power Equipment Applic||2|
|PLSI 108||Water Management||3|
|PLSI 118||Advanced Irrigation||3|
The Associate Degree requirements include completion of the:
- Required major courses and restricted elective courses with a "C" or better grade in each course (required and restricted elective courses may be substituted with the approval of the Division Chair),
- General Education requirements,
- Subject requirements including PE, Health & Wellness, and American Institutions, and
- A minimum of 60 units of degree applicable courses numbered 1-299, at least 12 of which must be taken in residence at College of the Sequoias, with a "C" (2.0) average (see Associate Degree Requirements for additional details).