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Basic Diversified Agriculture Certificate

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This certificate provides students with technical knowledge in Animal Science, Farm Maintenance, Welding, Farm Soil Conditions, Environmental and Natural Resources related to the Agriculture industry.

This is the foundation program to future pathways in the Agriculture curricula. 

Program Location: Saluda County

Contact Information: Hugh Bland

 

Required Courses

Additional Program Information

 

Day Program

FIRST SEMESTER Credit Hours
AGR 206 Basic Farm Maintenance 4.0
BIO 101 Biological Science I
or HRT 110 Plant Form and Function
4.0
ENG 165 Professional Communications 3.0
  or ENG 101 English Composition I  
FOR 104 Introduction to Environmental & Natural Resources 1.0
WLD 142 Maintenance Welding 3.0
   
SECOND SEMESTER Credit Hours
CWE 101 Cooperative Work Experience Preparation 1.0
HRT 125 Soils 4.0
AGR 203 Introduction to Animal Science 4.0
MAT 170 Algebra, Geometry, & Trigonometry I 3.0
   
SUMMER TERM Credit Hours
AGR 210 SCWE in Agriculture 8.0
Total Credit Hours 35.0
 

Updated 4/10/2014

 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Purpose Statement – This certificate provides students with technical knowledge in Animal Science, Farm Maintenance, Welding, Farm Soil Conditions, Environmental and Natural Resources related to the Agriculture industry. This is the foundation program to future pathways in the Agriculture Curricula.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

1.  Grow and maintain field crops.

2.  Operate and maintain field/agriculture equipment.

3.  Market agriculture commodities.

4.  Demonstrate safe equipment operation.

5.  Demonstrate appropriate livestock handling procedures.

6.  Maintain structure and animal environment.

7.  Use crop protection principles.

 

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Advisement Information

  • The majority of this program will be offered at the Saluda County Campus.

  • Students planning to transfer to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) may wish to take an additional elective in Business.

  • Students considering transfer to Clemson may pursue the A.A.S. in Agriculture or Horticulture and consult with Hugh Bland about taking additional science (biology and chemistry) and higher level math coursework.

  • If possible, please refer all new students majoring in Agriculture or Horticulture to Hugh Bland.

Advising Information updated 4/18/2012