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Central Community College of Nebraska    
 
    
 
  Nov 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Agricultural Sciences AAS Degree


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 For more information please see the Agricultural Sciences Program Overview .

Purpose


The Agricultural Sciences AAS Degree offers three specializations: Agri-Business, Landscape Design and Construction, and Precision Agriculture. Students gain skills and knowledge that are necessary for beginning employment in agricultural related careers.

Note: Program available at the Columbus and Hastings campuses only.

Required Courses


Subtotal: 26


Select from one of the following specializations:


Note: Only one AGRI AAS degree may be earned by any student

Subtotal: 23


Basic Achievement Requirements


All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will meet minimum achievements for math, writing and reading. Graduates can meet the requirement by:

   1. Acquiring appropriate Mandatory Assessment Placement (MAP) scores in math, writing and reading.
  OR  
  2. Completing the following courses:
    a. MATH 0980 Math Essentials with a C or above.
    AND/OR
    b. ENGL 0970 Reading & Writing Essentials II with a C or above.

General Education Core Requirements


All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will complete a minimum of 15 credits of General Education from the following (AA and AS students will have additional requirements):

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group C: Life and Career Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group A, B, C, D or E 6 credit(s)

Subtotal: 15


Total Credits for AAS Degree: 64


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