A.A in Agriculture

Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Program Description

A.A in Agriculture

Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Students enrolling in programs leading to a baccalaureate degree in agriculture are offered a variety of career fields. The general agricultural program will provide the foundation courses for the freshman and sophomore years.

Career Opportunities: Employment for graduates includes owning a farm business, the private sector of agriculture business, and a wide range of public employment.

Requirements for Graduation

In order to earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Agriculture with a General Agriculture Major, a student must complete a minimum of 65 credit-hours of required and elective course work.

Note: AGRL 111 replaces WVUe 191 as a first-semester requirement.

First Year

First Semester

  • ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric
  • BIOL 101 General Biology
  • BIOL 103 General Biology Laboratory
  • MATH 126 College Algebra
  • AGEE 103 Basics of Agricultural Mechanization
  • GEC Elective (Recommend ARE 150) (4 or 6)
  • AGRL 111 Professions in Agriculture (eq. WVUe 191)

Second Semester

  • BIOL 102 General Biology
  • BIOL 104 General Biology Laboratory
  • AGRL/ FOR/ HORT Elective (Recommend ANPR 338)
  • GEC Elective
  • AGRL/FOR/HORT Elective
  • ENGL 102 Composition and Rhetoric
  • AGRL 112 Professions in Agriculture

Second Year

First Semester CHEM 111 Survey of Chemistry

  • PLSC 206 Principles of Plant Science
  • GEC Elective (Recommend AGEE 101)
  • AGRL/ FOR/ HORT Elective (Recommend AGEE 110)
  • AGRL/ FOR/ HORT Elective (Recommend AGEE 203)

Second Semester

  • CHEM 112 Survey of Chemistry
  • AGRN 202 Principles of Soil Science
  • AGRN 203 Principles of Soil Science Laboratory
  • A&VS 251 Principles of Animal Science
  • GEC Elective
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated September 12, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Sept. 2017
USA Keyser, West Virginia
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