Oct 23, 2020  
2020 - 2021 Eastern Iowa Community College Catalog 
    
2020 - 2021 Eastern Iowa Community College Catalog

Agriculture Business Transfer Major, AS


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Campus: Muscatine Community College

Are you interested in the business aspects of running an agricultural enterprise? The transfer major in agriculture business has been designed to provide a broad education in the liberal arts/humanities, with an emphasis on farm management, agriculture selling and markets, and a foundation in economics and accounting. This program is for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution with a major in Agriculture Business.

Transfer Institutions: Iowa State University and Iowa Wesleyan University. Some of these institutions may have additional requirements. Please see your advisor for more information.

Plan of Study


Discipline Requirements


Take the following courses:


Discipline relevant courses required for Transfer Major

Select a Chemistry course (4 credits)

General Education Requirements


Communications (9 credits required)


SPC-112 is recommended for the Agriculture Business Transfer Major.

Select a Composition I course (3 credits)

Select a Composition II course (3 credits)

Select a Speech course (3 credits)

Arts and Humanities (6 credits required)


Select one course from any two of the following categories.

PHI-105 is recommended for the Agriculture Business Transfer Major.

Select a Humanities course (3 credits)

Select a Fine Arts course (3 credits)

Cultural Historical Perspectives (3 credits)


ANT-105 or HIS-117 are recommended for the Agriculture Business Transfer Major.

Mathematics and Natural Sciences (20 credits required)


At least one course should be a Natural Sciences (BIO, CHM, ENV, PHS, or PHY) course. At least one course should be a Mathematics (MAT) course.

MAT-210, MAT-216, and BIO-105 or BIO-114, PHS-166, and PHS-172 are recommended for the Agriculture Business Transfer Major.

Select Mathematics and Natural Sciences courses (20 credits)

Computer Skills (3 credits required)


Students may choose to demonstrate computer skills proficiency by exam and complete an elective in lieu of a computer skills course.

Select a Computer Skills course (3 credits)

Electives (up to 2 credits required)


ECN-120 or ACC-146 are recommended electives for the Agriculture Business Transfer Major.

Students choose electives according to their needs and interests and the requirements of their intended transfer college to complete the 62 credit hours required of an Associate of Science degree. While electives generally are chosen from any Arts and Science course numbered above 100, a maximum of 4 credit hours in SDV courses and 16 credit hours in career technical courses may be applied toward an AS. 

Agriculture Business Transfer Major, AS: 62 credits total


Non-discrimination Statement / Equal Educational Opportunities


It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

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