The AAS in Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) program is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in the areas of agribusiness or the management of agricultural and natural resources. The program focuses on the general planning, economics and use of facilities, natural resources, equipment, labor and capital to produce plant and animal products. Classroom, laboratory, leadership and internship experiences are included in the program.
Opportunities After NCMC
- Agribusiness. Agronomy Sales, Feed Mills-Sales/Management, Swine Management, Grain. Elevator Management. - Ag Mechanics. Equipment Repairmen/Mechanics, Process Control Technician, Inventory. Controller, Machinery Computer Diagnostics. - Horticulture. Greenhouse Production, Own Business (Install, Turf Mgt., Arborist), Sales & Retail For Landscapers, Consultant. - Natural Resources. Soil Technician, Water Quality Technician, Wildlife Animal Caretaker, Fish Hatchery Worker. - Ag Science- Crop Production, Livestock Production, Crop Scout, Livestock Procurement, Operational Management, Research Technicians, Swine Farrowing Manager
At the completion of this program the graduate will be able to: - Demonstrate competence in application of leadership, personal growth and career success skills necessary for a chosen profession while effectively contributing to society. - Demonstrate competence in the application of scientific principles and practices to the production and management of animals. - Demonstrate competence in the application of scientific principles and practices to the production and management of plants. - Demonstrate competence in the application of principles and management of agribusiness systems. - Demonstrate competence in the application of principles and techniques for the development and management of power, structural and technical systems.
1) Complete an Application for Admission available on the NCMC website. A one-time non-refundable application fee will apply. Dual Credit students who plan to attend NCMC after graduation will need to fill out the application for admission during their Senior year and pay the admission application fee. Returning students, who have not attended NCMC classes for one semester or more, will need to fill out an updated application form. No fee is required. The Admissions Office welcomes prospective students, their parents and friends to visit our campus. 2) Provide NCMC with the appropriate transcripts, documents and test scores. a. For first-time college students, request an official copy of your final or most recent high school transcript be sent to the NCMC Admissions Office. A final, official transcript must be received for final acceptance. The transcript must be from an accredited high school or a state recognized unaccredited high school. The transcript must be sent directly from the high school with an official seal of the school. The transcript must show all of the courses the student completed. Transcripts that have been purchased from a diploma mill or from an online accreditation agency will not be accepted. b. For students who have passed the GED test given by the Missouri State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education or any other states GED, send an official copy of your scores or certificate to the Admissions Office. c. For students who are transferring from another college or university, request an official transcript from each college attended. An official high school transcript is also required. d. For home-schooled students, provide verification of having completed a high school course of study and ACT, SAT, COMPASS or ASSET test scores. Home schooled students must provide a copy of placement testing before enrolling in their initial semester. e. All non-citizen applicants to the college must provide proof of immigration status (i.e. Green card ) and must send a high school transcript translated into English before consideration for admittance into NCMC. 3) Provide NCMC with a copy of your ACT, SAT, ASSET, or COMPASS scores prior to enrollment. Placement test scores are valid for two years; if your scores are older than two years you will be required to take the COMPASS test. These scores are used for placement in English, math, reading, science, history and government courses and help advisors to assist students in making career and educational plans. If you have not taken any of these, NCMC offers the COMPASS placement test to students who have either not taken the ACT or who need additional testing. Special Requirements - International Students - NCMC Application (online) - International Application - High School Transcript translated into English - College Transcripts translated into English and US equivalents (via service such as WES-World Education Services) - Official TOEFL score report (if official national language is not English – Minimum scores are paper version). Minimum scores are: paper = 500 computer based = 173, or internet based = 61. Or Official IELTS score of 5.5 - Certificate of Finances / Bank Statement Contact us for more information.