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2019-2020 Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Catalog

Agricultural Sciences with Areas of Concentration, AAS


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Award: Associate of Applied Science

Degree Code: AGSC (Agriculture Concentration) - 60 Credits

Degree Code: AGSB (Agribusiness Concentration) - 60 Credits

Program Description

The Associate of Applied Science Agricultural Sciences provides a course of study designed to meet the needs of students who plan to work in various fields of agriculture or to transfer to a college or a university that grants a Baccalaureate Degree in various areas of Agriculture.

Transfer Information

Cecil College has articulation agreements with Maryland and regional institutions. Click on “Transfer Opportunities” in MyCecil under the Advising tab for a list of transfer pathways. In addition, transfer information is available through ARTSYS (The Articulation System of Maryland). Contact your advisor for detailed information.

Required Courses


The computer literacy requirement will be met throughout the course work in the degree program.

General Education Requirements - Select 6 Credits


Please see Academic Advisor for elective selection. 

  • ARTS/HUM - Arts and Humanities Electives (H) - 3 Credits
  • SOC SCI - Social Science Electives (SS) - 3 Credits

Program Requirement Electives - Select 7 Credits


Please see Academic Advisor for elective selection. 

  • ELECT - CSC, CIS, or VCP Elective - 3 Credits
  • ENV - ENV Electives - 4 Credits 1

Areas of Concentration


Agriculture Concentration


Requirements (12 Credits)


  • ELECT - HCS and/or EQS Electives - 12 Credits

Agribusiness Concentration


Concentration Electives - Select 3 Credits

Please see Academic Advisor for elective selection. 

  • BUS - Business Elective - 3 Credits

Recommended Sequence


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program as a full-time student. Developmental and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Students should consult their degree audit at MyCecil or an academic advisor for individual degree planning.

Agriculture Concentration


Spring I (16 Credits)


Fall II (16 Credits)


Spring II (18 Credits)


Agribusiness Concentration


Spring I (16 Credits)


Spring II (18 Credits)


Career Opportunities


Agriculture and Forestry.

Program Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this program, students will meet the General Education Student Learning Outcomes and be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of ecological factors that affect global and local environments.
  • Apply basic computational, statistical and quantitative reasoning skills in collecting, analyzing and interpreting numerical data.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of tools and technology in agricultural fields.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to problems involving the environment and communities served.

Note


1 Agribusiness students may take an HCS or EQS course.

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