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.
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|
|AGSC_COM 3210||Fundamentals of Communications||3|
|ABM 3260||General Farm Management||3|
|AGSC_COM 2220||Verbal Communication in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources||3|
Application for Certificate
Students interested in this certificate should complete the online CAFNR form located on the CAFNR website.