Program Description

The Agriculture program will allow students to gain the practical skills and valuable knowledge necessary for multiple areas of agriculture focusing on applied agriculture.

Options available to the students include an Associate of Applied Science Degree with emphases in Diesel or Welding.

Program Objectives

  • Demonstrate knowledge of hazards and related safety practices associated with the applied agriculture environment.
  • Possess the knowledge to perform tasks of entry-level agriculture employment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of personal and work characteristics that contribute to an effective job performance.
  • Use effective communication skills appropriate to the agriculture field.
  • Apply the theory of applied agriculture using critical thinking/reasoning skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Use appropriate mathematical data and reasoning skills.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities include farming and ranching, self-employment, cattle operation, and local agencies involved in the area of agriculture.

Related Degrees

MPCC also offers an emphasis in Agribusiness through the Business Department.  Information can be found on the Agribusiness degree page.

Core AGRI Electives

Students can select from the following electives to fulfill the AGRI Electives within the Agriculture Degree.

ACCT 1210Principles of Accounting II3.0
AGRI 1540
AGRI 1541
Introduction to Soil Science
and Intro to Soil Science Lab
AGRI 2100Animal Products3.0
AGRI 2500Animal Management3.0
AGRI 2620Intro to Pest Management4.0

Associate of Applied Science Degree