Agricultural Technology (AGTC)

AGTC 103 Farm Power 3 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
1 Lab
Equivalent Course: AGTC 103AC
This course involves design principles, selection, maintenance, adjustment, and safe operation of wheel and track type tractors used in agriculture and in the construction industry. Laboratory required. (C-ID AG-MA108L)
AGTC 106 Agriculture Welding 3 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
1 Lab
Equivalent Course: AGTC 106AD
A study of the fundamental principles theories and concepts of welding used in agriculture construction, fabrication and repair. All positions, joint types, hard surfacing, cutting, brazing, SMAW, GMAW, and OFW will be studied.
AGTC 201 Intro to Power Equipment 2 unit(s)
Hours: 2 Lecture/Discussion
1 Lab
This beginning course is designed to introduce students to the theory and concepts of today's modern power equipment. Applications, basic operation, diagnosis and troubleshooting will be addressed in this course.
AGTC 202 Farm Equipment Construction 3 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
1 Lab
Equivalent Course: AGTC 202AD
This is a study of the basic principles for the construction of farm implements such as feeding equipment, land preparation equipment, trailers and plans. Will include developing a bill of materials and constructing implements used in the agriculture industry.
AGTC 210 Ag Project Construction 3 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
1 Lab
Materials Fees: $20
Equivalent Course: AGTC 210AD
This course is designed to give students an understanding of the mechanics and technology of fabrication. This class will study the characteristics, types and costs of construction materials for their use in agriculture and industrial equipment fabrication.
AGTC 212 Welding Power Sources/Applicat 1 unit(s)
Hours: 1 Lecture/Discussion
Equivalent Courses: AGTC 212AB, AGTC 212AD
This is a short-term course designed to explore the many different makes and models of new welding power sources. Operation, capabilities, uses and power requirements will be covered. Students will see demonstrations, and try new welding machines.
AGTC 219 AG Design and Fabrication 3 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
1 Lab
Materials Fees: $20
The skills of a fabricator involve design, cost, material choices, joining processes and cost analysis. This course will address the need and the skills for the fabrication of complex agriculture projects.
AGTC 225 Outdoor Power Equipment Applic 2 unit(s)
Hours: 2 Lecture/Discussion
1 Lab
Equivalent Courses: AGTC 215, AGTC 215AB, AGTC 215AD
This course provides students with technical knowledge and hands-on experience in the operation and repair of small gas and diesel engines.