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2023-2024 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 the following transfer agreements:  https://www.cecil.edu/student-resources/advising-transfer/transfer-agreements.  Additionally, transfer information is available at the ARTSYS website (The Articulation System of Maryland). Contact your advisor for detailed information.

Career Opportunities


Agriculture and Forestry.

Required Courses


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

Areas of Concentration


Agriculture Concentration


  • Horticulture and/or Equine Science Electives - Credits: 12

Agribusiness Concentration


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


Fall II (16 Credits)


Spring II (14 Credits)


Agribusiness Concentration


Fall II (16 Credits)


Spring II (14 Credits)


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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