Agricultural Operations



Agricultural Operations

Certificate & Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences

Michigan State University’s Institute of Agricultural Technology (IAT) in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) has partnered with WSCC to assist students in earning a MSU certificate while also working towards an associate’s degree from West Shore. Students take credits from WSCC which are recognized by MSU toward completion of a certificate in either Agricultural Operations or Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management. For more information, contact Mark Garrison at 231-845-3336.


Courses by Placement/Transfer

The following   courses may be prerequisites for your program depending upon your placement   scores or transfer evaluation.    Advisors can assist you to integrate these into your program of study during your first semester at West Shore.    Contact Student Services at 231.843.5510.

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/

Contact

ENG 051 or   ENG 098

Introduction   to College Writing or

Writing Essentials

4/4

3/3

ENG 052

Introduction   to College Reading

4/4

MTH 051,  120

Students may   need Pre Algebra and/or Introduction to Algebra

4/4

FYS 101

First-Year Seminar

2/2


West Shore Community College Courses

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/Contacts

Pre/Corequisites

ACC 121

Principles of Accounting I

4/5

SPE 101 or

SPE 110

Principles of Speaking or

Interpersonal Communications

3/3

ECO 137

Principles of Macroeconomics

3/3

PHL 102

Introduction to Ethics or other Humanities Elective

3/3

MTH 123 or

MTH 151

Introduction to Statistics or

College Algebra

3/3

4/4

MTH 120 or Placement

MTH 121 or Placement

BIO 122

General Biology I

4/5

CHM 107

Introduction to Chemistry

4/5

MTH 120 or Placement

CIS 110 or

CIS 160

Introduction to Computer Concepts or

Desktop Applications

3/4

3/4

ENG 111

English Composition I

3/3

ENG 051 or Eng 098 &

ENG 052 or Placement

ENG 112

English Composition II

3/3

ENG 111

WSCC Total

33/37

MSU Institute of Agriculture Technology Courses

ABM 130

Farm Management I

3

AE 131

Water Resource Protection and Management

3

AE 143

Practical Application of Technology for Agriculture

3

AT 202

Agriculture Regulation, Compliance and Safety Course

3

AT 293

Professional Internship in Agricultural Technology

3

CSS 101

Introduction to Crop Science

3

CSS 105

Agricultural Industries Seminar

1

CSS 135

Crop Scouting and Investigations

2

CSS 143

Introduction to Soil Science

2

ENT 110

Applied Entomology of Economic Plants

3

PLP 200

Plant Diseases & Their Pathogens

3

Elective Credits (Must be approved by the Program Coordinator)

5

MSU Total

34

Degree Total

 

67/71