Certificate in Precision Agriculture Technology
The Precision Agriculture Technology certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills to address a growing industry need in the technology of precision agriculture. The certificate program will prepare and/or enhance students’ knowledge of the industry thru two key areas:
- Coursework and intensive on-site labs that focus on precision agriculture technologies utilized by professionals in the field of precision agriculture.
- Beneficial supporting courses including statistical analysis courses, Plant Science courses, Communications courses, and Agribusiness Management courses.
Students interested in declaring this certificate should use the online form.
The certificate is composed of 12 credit hours consisting of the following 4 required courses:
|AG_S_TCH 4360||Precision Agriculture Science and Technology||3|
|AG_S_TCH 4365||Machinery Management Using Precision Agriculture Technology||3|
|AG_S_TCH 4366||Data Management and Analysis Using Precision Agriculture Technology||3|
|AG_S_TCH 4368||Profit Strategies Using Precision Agriculture Technology||3|
Students are also encouraged to choose from the following suggested courses to further their depth of knowledge and skills in the area. Several of these courses have pre-requisites, so students should plan ahead to complete them in a timely manor.
|Required Support Courses|
|STAT 1200||Introductory Statistical Reasoning required for AG_S_TCH 4360||3|
|or ABM 2123||Quantitative Applications in Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences|
|or ABM 2225||Statistical Analysis|
|SOIL 2100||Introduction to Soils||3|
|Suggested Support Courses|
|ABM 3260||General Farm Management||3|
|SOIL 2106||Soil Science Laboratory||2|
|AGSC_COM 2220||Verbal Communication in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources||3|
|AGSC_COM 3210||Fundamentals of Communications||3|