Brad Ramsdale, Academic Lead, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Agronomy
Doug Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Animal Science/Ag Education
Alan Taylor, Assistant Professor, Experiential Learning Coordinator
The Agricultural Production Systems is dedicated to embracing innovation and respecting tradition in the development of individuals for the agronomy, agricultural equipment, equine, and livestock industries. Graduates of this major gain technical knowledge and skills for lifelong learning that are critical for successful careers in agriculture.
Associate of Science Options (Transfer)
- Agriculture Education
Bachelor of Applied Science Degree
A to B Transfer Associate of Science degree from Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture and Bachelor of Applied Science Degree from University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). Online bachelor’s degree completion option available.
Students within the APS Animal Science/Ag Ed major complete a 12-week internship working full-time in the agriculture industry. Students are permitted to complete their internship after completing a minimum of 3 eight week instructional periods with a minimum 2.0 CGPA.
Agricultural Education Option- Associate of Science Degree (transfer)
- Students will be knowledgeable in the areas of modern livestock husbandry and management practices.
|Associate of Science Core||24|
|Credit Hours Subtotal:||24|
|Agricultural Education Specialization Focus Courses|
|Select 24 hours of the following:||24|
|INTRODUCTION TO SECONDARY AGRISCIENCE EDUCATION|
|PLANNING, LEADERSHIP AND EXPERIENTIAL PROGRAMS|
|PRINCIPLES OF SOILS|
|LIVESTK & CARC EVAL|
|Credit Hours Subtotal:||24|
|Advisor Guided Electives||12|
|Credit Hours Subtotal:||12|
|Total Credit Hours||60|
- Students will be able to effectively communicate in oral and written form.
- Students will be able to gather, assimilate and process information to reach sound logical conclusions.
- Students will be able to apply economic principles of accounting, marketing and budgeting to agricultural enterprises.
- Students will be able to exhibit required knowledge and skills consistent with their chosen field of study.
Ag Education -Associate of Science, Transfer degree
|ASI 1001||SUCCESS IN ANIMAL SCIENCE||1|
|ASI 1304||ANIMAL MANAGEMENT||4|
|AED 1103||INTRODUCTION TO SECONDARY AGRISCIENCE EDUCATION||3|
|AEQ 1103||SMALL ENGINES||3|
|ASI 1024||FUND OF ANIMAL BIO||4|
|HTY 1303||AMERICAN HISTORY AFTER 1877||3|
|ENG 1903||WRITING & INQUIRY||3|
|MTH 2203||INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS||3|
|BIO 1313||PLANT SCIENCE||3|
|BIO 1321||AGRONOMIC PLANT SCIENCE LABORATORY||1|
|AED 1023||INTERPERSONAL SKILLS FOR LEADERSHIP||3|
|ASI 1213||LIVESTK & CARC EVAL||3|
|AED 1233||PLANNING, LEADERSHIP AND EXPERIENTIAL PROGRAMS||3|
|AGR 2823||INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES||3|
|ASI 2513||MEAT SCIENCE||3|
|CHM 1014||CHEMISTRY IN CONTEXT I||4|
|Total Credit Hours||64|
PLEASE NOTE: No more than 60 credit hours earned at a two-year college can be applied to a baccalaureate degree from UNL.
Student will receive a B.A.S. degree from University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Lincoln, Nebraska