Farm & Ranch Management

Farm & Ranch Management Course Sequence

Farm & Ranch Management - Associate in Applied Science

Career & Technical Education Division

This degree program will prepare you to manage farms, ranches, and similar agri-business enterprises. This program includes learning in applicable agricultural specialization, business management, and production. Recent graduates hold positions as farm and ranch managers, crop consultants, soil conservationists and in agri-business. Below is the four semester suggested curriculum for the Farm and Ranch Management degree.

First Semester 17 Hours:


Course Title (CRN) Hours 
 Principles of Animal Science (AG 102)
 Agriculture Economics (AG 120)
 Agriculture in Society (AG 111)
 Feeder Livestock Management (AG 108)
 Financial Management in Agriculture (AG 215)
 Related Elective (See list below)





Second Semester 16 Hours:


Course Title (CRN) Hours 
 Fundamentals of Livestock Nutrition (AG 211)
 Microcomputers in Agriculture (AG 107)
 Breeding Livestock Management (109)
 Crop Science (AG 220)
 Related Elective (See list below)





Third Semester 15 Hours:


Course Title (CRN) Hours 
 English Composition I (EG 101)
 Math Requirement (MA 114 or MA 131 or MA 135)
 Range Management (AG 230)
 Related Electives (See list below)





Fourth Semester 14 Hours:


Course Title (CRN) Hours 
 English Requirement (EG 101 or EG 112) OR Speech  Communication (SP 101 or SP 102) 
 Related Electives (See list below) 11 

Related Electives:

  • Microcomputers in Agriculture
  • Feeder Livestock Prod. Mgmt.
  • Breeding Livestock Prod. Mgmt.
  • Agriculture in Society
  • Livestock Selection I
  • Crop and Soil Management
  • Meat Science Fundamentals
  • Livestock Health and Disease
  • Marketing Agriculture Products
  • Swine Management
  • Beef Management
  • Range Management
  • Livestock Rations
  • Horse Science
  • Equine Production
  • Internship I-II
  • Cooperative Education I-IV
  • Directed Independent Study in Agriculture
  • Livestock Judging I-IV