Agriculture  (A.S.)

General Education

A minimum of 60.0 transferable semester units must be completed with a grade of ‘C’ or better in all area-of-emphasis-applicable units. To complete General Education requirements for the University-Agriculture Studies Degree, students must:

  1. Choose either A. CSU-GE or B. IGETC for the General Education pattern related to your educational goal
    1. Minimum units to meet CSU-GE breadth certification requirements 41 units
    2. Minimum units to meet IGETC certification requirements 35-45 units
  2. AREA of Emphasis: Choose an area of emphasis either General Agriculture or Agricultural Science - 18 units
  3. Complete any electives necessary to total 60 transferable units required by the Universities.

Students should consult with Feather River College (FRC) Agriculture Department advisors to prepare a Student Education Plan to ensure the students’ courses will satisfy certification, degree and/or transfer requirements. It may be beneficial to contact the four-year institution where the student intends to transfer to accurately determine the ideal course of action to earn a Bachelor’s degree.

Agriculture Majors

Choose a total of 12 units from one of the two areas of emphasis to complete your major requirements:

General Agriculture

  • AG 270 - Fundamentals of Agriculture Education and Employment - 0.5 units
  • AG 271 - Agriculture Education and Employment - 0.5 units
  • AGAB 150 - Agriculture Computer Applications - 3 units
  • AGAB 124 - Agriculture Economics - 3 units
  • AGMA 108 - Tractor Operation - 3 units
  • AGAB 110 - Introduction to Agriculture Business - 3 units
  • AGAB 112 - Agriculture Sales & Communication - 3 units
  • AGAB 188 - Farm Management - 3 units
  • AGMA 146 - Introductory AG Structural Technology - 3 units
  • AGMA 160 - Introduction to Mechanized Agriculture - 3 units
  • AGMA 116 - Agriculture Welding - 3 units
  • AGPS 210 - Introduction to Soil Science - 3 units

Agricultural Science

  • AG 270 - Fundamentals of Agriculture Education and Employment - 0.5 units
  • AG 271 - Agriculture Education and Employment - 0.5 units
  • AGAB 150 - Agriculture Computer Applications - 3 units
  • AGAS 120 - Introduction to Animal Science - 3 units
  • AGAS 125 - Animal Feeds and Nutrition - 3 units
  • AGAS 170 - Elements of Beef Cattle Science - 3 units
  • AGPS 210 - Introduction to Soil Science - 3 units
  • AGPS 104 - Introduction to Plant Science - 3 units
  • AGEQ 102 - Elements of Equine Science - 3 units
  • AGEQ 103 - Western Equitation I - 2 units
  • AGEQ 104 - Horse Conformation and Judging - 1 unit
  • AGEQ 115 - Elements of Horse Training I - 0.5 unit
  • AGEQ 116 - Elements of Horse Training II - 0.5 unit
  • AGEQ 106 - Western Equitation II - 2 units
  • AGEQ 204 - Training Young Horses Under Saddle - Fall - 2 units
  • AGEQ 205 - Training Young Horses Under Saddle - Spring - 2 units

Recommended Agriculture Electives

Choose a minimum of 6 units from any of the courses listed in the Agriculture Majors or the following electives to complete your major requirements or any other General Education courses to fulfill transfer requirements to a four-year institution:

  • AGMA 140 - Beginning Agriculture Metal Fabrication - 3 units
  • AG 295 - Community Service Learning in Agriculture - 1-4 units
  • AG 299 - Special Topics in Agriculture - 1-4 units
  • AGMA 132 - Advanced Agriculture Welding - 3 units
  • BUS 106 - Principles of Economics-Macro - 3 units
  • BUS 115 - Business Law - 3 units
  • AGEQ 140 - Introduction to Equine Behavior & Training - 2 units
  • AGEQ 141 - Equine Behavior & Training - 2 units
  • AGEQ 214 - Handling and Care of the Foal, Weanling and Yearling Horse - Fall - 1 unit

University-Agriculture Studies

Associate of Science Degree Requirements

General Education - 42 units

Agriculture Major - 18 units

Total AS Requirements - 60 units