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 Agricultural Economics courses.
Students interested in this certificate should complete the online CAFNR form located on the CAFNR website.
The certificate is composed of 12 credit hours consisting of the following 4 required courses:
|AG_S_M 4360||Precision Agriculture Science and Technology||3|
|AG_S_M 4365||Machinery Management Using Precision Agriculture Technology||3|
|AG_S_M 4366||Data Management and Analysis Using Precision Agriculture Technology||3|
|AG_S_M 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_M 4360||3|
|Suggested Support Courses|
|PLNT_S 2100||Introduction to Soils||3|
|PLNT_S 2110||Plants and their Cultivation||3|
|AG_ED_LD 2220||Verbal Communication in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources||3|
|SCI_AG_J 3210||Fundamentals of Communications||3|
|ABM 3260||General Farm Management||3|