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Agribusiness Technology (C15100AP)

Certificate

This pathway is designed to introduce students to the many aspects of agribusiness, including managing agricultural businesses and agriculturally related operations within diversified fields. Courses include sustainable agriculture practices, animal science, agricultural marketing, and biological pest controls. Courses within the pathway may be applied toward an Associate of Applied Science degree in Agribusiness Technology.

Employment Outlook

Employment of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers is projected to decline 6% from 2019 to 2029. Despite projected employment declines, about 80,900 openings for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers are projected each year, on average, over the decade.

Admissions Requirements

CCP requirements

Course Sequence

Fall Semester Class Lab Credit
AGR 139 Introduction to Sustainable Ag. 3 0 3
ANS 110 Animal Science 3 0 3
6 0 6
Spring Semester
AGR 214 Ag Marketing 3 0 3
AGR 121 Biological Pest Management 3 0 3
6 0 6
TOTAL CREDITS: 12

General Education Outcomes

Rockingham Community College has three general education outcomes:

Communication: Students will communicate using the conventions appropriate for the intended academic or professional audiences.

Information Literacy: Students will locate, evaluate, and use appropriate information for academic and professional tasks.

Critical Thinking: Students will analyze information and ideas and develop reasoned solutions to academic or professional problems. 

Outcomes Pass Rates by Year
2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20
Communication 45% 66% 36% 61%
Information Literacy 87% 64% 61% 51%
Critical Thinking 51% 52% 41% 65%

Address

Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact

336-342-4261
336-349-9986 (fax)
info@rockinghamcc.edu