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Associate in Applied Science (017)

This program will provide an introduction to the various fields of agriculture. The program will train students within the Agricultural Education CTE area. Specifically, students will work within Agriculture and Food & Natural Resources Career Cluster in jobs such as crop production or livestock farming, agronomy, food distribution systems, and ag-business systems.

Work and Employment

Students will be prepared for entry-level employment within Business, Marketing, and Computer Education CTE area for positions in ag-sales, lending, and ag-marketing.


Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815/835-6354

General Education Requirements - Sem/Hrs: 16-17

  • Humanities/Fine Arts OR Social/Behavioral Science 3 Semester hour(s)

  • Mathematics - MAT 106 or higher 3-4 Semester hour(s)

Internship Requirements - Sem/Hrs: 3

SVCC Degree Requirement - Sem/Hrs: 1

Electives - Select 15-16 Sem/Hrs

Electives for Technical Track

  • Welding - Select up to 5 Semester hour(s) – WLD 106 and WLD 102 preferred

Total Hours Required for A.A.S. Degree: 60-62

Suggested Program

First Semester - Sem/Hrs: 15

Second Semester - Sem/Hrs: 14-15

  • Mathematics MAT 106 or higher 3.4 Semester hour(s)

Third Semester - Sem/Hrs: 15-16

  • Electives 6-7 Semester hour(s)

  • Social/Behavioral Science OR Humanities/Fine Arts 3 Semester hour(s)

Fourth Semester - Sem/Hrs: 15

  • Electives - 9 Semester hour(s)

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