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Agriculture Science combines the fields of biology and chemistry with a practical understanding of crop management. The primary objectives of the program are to offer students technical knowledge in the areas of soils and fertilizers, pests and control procedures, and crop management. These objectives are accomplished with lecture/discussion periods, lab exercises, and field trips to production enterprise areas. Many courses are available for distance learning for students. The Agriculture Science curriculum is reviewed by an advisory committee composed of local and regional industry members and adheres to national and state skill standards.
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Students may earn an Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences Degree in Plant and Soil Science upon completion of a two-year program of study. The Plant and Soil Science option focuses on crop production, soil fertility and management, and weed biology and identification. A Plant and Soil Science Certificate is available upon completion of the first year of study.
For those students interested in attending a baccalaureate institution, WWCC offers a number of direct transfer degrees in Agriculture Science. This allows students to complete the first two-years at WWCC before transferring to a baccalaureate institution.