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2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook

Agriculture-Agriculture Business (A.S.) TTP


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Natural Science
Associate of Science Degree

Agriculture-Business A.S. Tennessee Transfer Pathway

The Agriculture-Business A.S. major prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution. Students will gain a basic understanding of the management, marketing, production, and farming of livestock and crops. On-ground courses for this program are currently offered at our Fayetteville campus and can be used as part of the Agricultural Science 2+2 program with Tennessee State University. For more information on this program, please contact Lisa Sanders, Assistant Dean, Fayetteville Campus: lsanders@mscc.edu.

Practical Experience

Students will be introduced to the following:

  • Critical thinking
  • In-depth research and analysis
  • Interaction with students and instructors
  • Exposure to fascinating coursework, lectures, and classroom interaction

Career Opportunities

Our Associate of Science Degree in Agriculture-Business qualifies you for transfer to any one of Tennessee’s four-year college or university programs. Completion of a four-year baccalaureate program prepares you for further study toward a master’s degree or higher in Agriculture-Business. Students who hold a higher degree and acquire necessary licensing could anticipate a career in any one of the following areas:

  • Agronomist
  • Agriculture engineering
  • Breeding technician
  • Farm equipment sales
  • Nursery manager
  • Horticulturist

GENERAL EDUCATION (41 credit hours)


Humanities/Fine Arts (9 credit hours)


At least one course (three credit hours) must be in Literature.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 credit hours)


History (6 credit hours)


Natural Science (8 credit hours)


Mathematics (3 credit hours)


One of the following:

AREA OF EMPHASIS REQUIREMENTS (19 credit hours)


Semester Hours Credit: 60*


*All agribusiness majors who are required to take Learning Support must also complete MSCC 1300 - First-Year Experience .

 

Recommended Full-Time Schedule (Fall or Spring Start)


The following is a recommended full-time schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites, and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Semester One (15 credit hours)


Semester Two (15 credit hours)


Semester Three (16 credit hours)


Semester Four (14 credit hours)


Recommended Part-Time Schedule (Fall and Spring Start)


The following is a recommended part-time schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites, and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Semester One (6 credit hours)


Semester Two (9 credit hours)


Semester Three (6 credit hours)


Semester Four (9 credit hours)


Semester Five (7 credit hours)


Semester Six (9 credit hours)


  • Agriculture Elective 3 sem hrs cr
  • Humanities/Fine Arts 3 sem hrs cr
  • Literature 3 sem hrs cr

Semester Seven (7 credit hours)


Semester Eight (7 credit hours)


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