Compare Part time Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Life Sciences 2019/2020
Associate of applied science degree programs are available in a large range of fields, including business, fashion, technology, health, law and hospitality. Pursuing this degree enables you to focus on your area of interest and begin building a solid foundation for future success.
When studying biological & life sciences, students learn different characteristics of natural science. Depending on the area of focus, students may study the human body, plant biology, or animal science in order to help with real-world problems.
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This program prepares students for employment in government service, agribusiness, horticulture, livestock, flowers and foliage, landscape, macadamia nuts, papaya, and co
This program prepares students for employment in government service, agribusiness, horticulture, livestock, flowers and foliage, landscape, macadamia nuts, papaya, and coffee industries.
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:
Plan and manage projects and cultivate horticultural crops using legal; sustainable; safe; and ecologically, biologically, and technologically sound practices.
Design gardens that demonstrate the aesthetic principles of unity, repetition, balance, colour, and texture congruent with the customers’ desires.
Operate and maintain tools and equipment.
Set-up and manage a business en...
The SMC curriculum, paired with courses within
a particular Michigan State University
Certificate Program, prepares students for
entry-level employment in agricultural
Associate in Applied Science
Career Pathway: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Career Cluster: Food Products and Processing Systems, Plant Systems, Animal Systems
The SMC curriculum, paired with courses within a particular Michigan State University Certificate Program, prepares students for entry-level employment in agricultural operations.
Salary ranges vary depending upon the type of position obtained, field of choice and geographic region.
Some of the courses in this curriculum have specific prerequisites that may not be listed as part of the degree requirement. These are described in the course descriptions.
Students will need to demonstrate profitiencies prior to graduation in reading, mathematics and English based on SMC assessment tests, ACT or SAT scores, or by taking the recommended courses.
General Education Requirements