General Technology Associate in Applied Science Sustainable Agriculture and Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship Career Path
Federal Financial Aid for the General Technology degree in Associate in Applied Science is approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
This degree will prepare students for careers in sustainable agriculture by providing training and education in farm management, agricultural policies, sustainable crop production, environmental strategies and agribusiness management, including marketing strategies and business plan development. The business component of this degree delivers an emphasis on entrepreneurship.
Acceptable placement scores
Note: Students must meet with the academic program director for the Sustainable Agriculture Program to determine a specific roadmap for completion.
Type of Program
Requirements for Completion
A grade of “C” or higher in all courses is required.
Farms; agribusinesses; Environmental, health and government organizations; entrepreneurs; and food processing and packaging businesses
Visit our web page at https://www.gvltec.edu/sustainable-ag/.
Listed below is the ideal grouping of courses in order by semester. This plan assumes a full-time schedule. Note, however, that many variables can affect this plan, and not every course is offered every semester. Please see your advisor to map out your own personalized progression toward graduation.
|ENG 101||English Composition I* 1||3|
|MAT 120||Probability and Statistics* 1||3|
|AGR 201||Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture||3|
|AGR 204||Introduction to Plant Sciences||3|
|Total Semester Hours||16|
|CPT 170||Microcomputer Applications||3|
|HRT 139||Plant Propagation||3-4|
|or AGR 203||Introduction to Animal Science|
|AGR 214||SCWE in Sustainable Agriculture I||3|
|Total Semester Hours||12-13|
|AGR 205||Pest Management||3|
|AGR 215||SCWE in Sustainable Agriculture II||3|
|Total Semester Hours||6|
|MGT 101||Principles of Management||3|
|SPC 205||Public Speaking* 1||3|
|or SPC 209||Interpersonal Communication|
|ACC 101||Accounting Principles I*||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Nutrition 1, 2|
|College Transferable Humanities 1||3|
|Total Semester Hours||15|
|PSY 201||General Psychology* 1||3|
|BUS 121||Business Law I||3|
|AGR 209||Introduction to Agriculture Marketing||3|
|AGR 211||Applied Agriculture Calculations||3|
|Total Semester Hours||12|
|Total Required Credit Hours||61-62|
General education course
Take BIO 240 Nutrition if planning to transfer