Dec 06, 2019  
West Shore Community College Catalog 2019-2020 
    
West Shore Community College Catalog 2019-2020

Agricultural Operations, AAAS


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Students must earn a minimum of 60 credit hours and have an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher in order to earn a degree. Students must also take any required third‐party exams, especially in the AAAS degrees, such as NOCTI or NCLEX.

Courses by Placement/Transfer


The following courses may be prerequisites for your program depending upon your placement scores or transfer evaluation. Advisors can assist you to integrate these into your program of study during your first semester at West Shore. Contact Student Services at 231.843.5510.

Program of Study


Total: 29 Credit Hrs | 32 Contact Hrs minimum


Michigan State University (MSU) Courses


The following courses are offered through Michigan State University. Please visit https://reg.msu.edu/Courses/Search.aspx for course descriptions.

  • ABM 130 - Farm Management I 3 credit hrs
  • AE 131 - Water Resource Prtenction and Management 3 credit hrs
  • AE 143 - Practical Application of Technology for Agriculture 3 credit hrs
  • AT 202 -  Agricultural Regulation, Compliance and Safety 3 credit hrs
  • AT 293 - Professional Internship in Agricultural Technology 3 credit hrs
  • CSS 101 - Introduction to Crop Science 3 credit hrs
  • CSS 105 - Agricultural Industries Seminar 1 credit hr
  • CSS 126 - Introduction to Weed Management 2 credit hrs
  • CSS 143 - Introduction to Soil Science 2 credit hrs
  • ENT 110 - Applied Entomology of Economic Plants 3 credit hrs
  • PLP 105 - Fundamentals of Applied Plant Pathology 2 credit hrs

A total of six (6) additional CANR credits must be completed with approval from the Program Coordinator, selected from the following courses:

AT 290 Unmanned Aircraft (3), AT 291 Hops Production and Management (3), AT 291 Agricultural Transportation (2), AT 291 Michigan Pollination & Bee Keeping (2), AT 291 General Ag Employe Mgmt (3), FSC 113 Basic Commodity Overview Food Processing and Technology (3), HRT 205 Plant Mineral Nutrition (1), HRT 253 Compost Production and Use (1), HRT 221 Greenhouse Structures and Management (3), HRT 232 Principles and Practices of Grape Production (3), HRT 242 Passive Solar Greenhouses for Protected Cultivation (1), HRT 243 Organic Transplant Production (1), HRT 251 Organic Farming Principels and Practices (3), HRT 234 Current Issues in Viticulture and Enology (1), ABM 100 Decision Making in Agri-Food (3)

Total: 34 Credits


Degree Total: 63 Credit Hrs | 66 Contact Hrs


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