Agriculture Production (Certificate)

Program Description

Three certificate programs are offered in Agriculture Production. A student with a career interest in beef cattle and swine production may consider one of the following programs. Additional courses may be taken while completing the requirements for a certificate program. Elective coursework beyond the 12-hour certificate requirements available.


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in agricultural topics including agricultural economics, animal science, and crops and soils.
  • Expand and update precision technology as it applies to Crop Protection Technology, Agriculture Production, and Agribusiness Management Programs.
  • Expand industry partnerships that provide opportunities for students to gain work experience in the agricultural production and agricultural business.

Suggested Courses

Animal Science

Certificate Code 9541

Course (Credit Hours):

First Semester

AG 141 Animal Science (4)
AG 244 Swine Science (3)

Second Semester

AG 245 Beef Science (3)
AG 247 Animal Health (2)


Beef Production

Certificate Code 9543

Course (Credit Hours):

First Semester

AG 141 Animal Science (4)

Second Semester

AG 245 Beef Science (3)
AG 246 Meat Animal Evaluation (3)
AG 247 Animal Health (2)


Swine Production

Certificate Code 9544

Course (Credit Hours):

First Semester

AG 141 Animal Science (4)
AG 244 Swine Science (3)

Second Semester

AG 246 Meat Animal Evaluation (3)
AG 247 Animal Health (2)

Minimum total hours required for degree: 12