Aug 07, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog

Agronomy


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Campus Location: Calmar, Peosta

Program Entry: Enrollment may occur during any term

Award: Associate of Science degree

Enrollment Process: See Enrollment Process  

The Associate of Science Degree with an emphasis in Agronomy provides a course of study which will readily transfer to most four-year colleges and universities.  You will take courses in science, communication, math, humanities, social science and required agronomy subject areas in preparation to transfer into a bachelor’s degree in Agronomy at many 4 year colleges.

If you plan to transfer to a four-year college, you should select courses to satisfy requirements of the specific institution to which you intend to transfer.  Consult your advisor at the transferring four-year institution anytime you have questions about course selection.

General Degree Requirements

  1. The Associate of Science degree will include a minimum of 60 semester hours of courses designed and acceptable for transfer, and may include up to 16 semester hours of career-technical courses. Note: Students not ready to begin college/transfer level writing and math courses may need additional prerequisite course work that requires them to exceed the 60 credit hours minimum.
  2. Students transferring an Associate of Science degree to a public university must have maintained a minimum cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 2.0 on all graded arts and sciences courses acceptable for transfer.
  3. A 2.0 cumulative GPA and a passing grade in all required courses.
  4. Earn a minimum of 18 credit hours at NICC that meet degree requirements.
  5. Completion of SDV 179  - The College Experience course.

General Education Core Requirements


Humanities/Social Science: 12 Credits


Math and Science: 20 Credits


Elective(s): 19 Credits


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