Agriculture Business Transfer Major

Agriculture and Animal Sciences Liberal Arts and Transfer

Complete this program with an understanding of the management of agronomic equipment and technologies, raw materials, suppliers, the workforce and other resources involved in agriculture. You will also develop your problem-solving skills in economics and decision making for farm and food industry management.

Your studies will include both classroom theory, hands-on training and the opportunity to develop your skills further through an internship. The ag business program fulfills the first two years of your four-year degree and includes the skill required to develop your communication, human relations, management and sales skills, and create a plan to manage the financial risk of an agricultural operation.

Award: Associate of Science
Credits: 60
Locations: Calmar, Online
Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Paying for the Program


Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $15,180*

There are many options available for tuition savings. Contact the Admissions or Financial Aid office for more information.

Financial Aid Info
  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, or SAT® test scores. Reading and writing scores are valid for three years, and math scores are valid for two years. 
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Northeast Iowa Community College maintains formal transfer agreements with the institutions listed below.  If you plan to transfer to a four-year college, you should consult with your NICC advisor and an advisor at the four-year institution you intend to transfer with any questions or to select courses that satisfy the requirements of that institution.

Timothy Furlong
Agriculture Instructor

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  • Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 8125
  • Location: Dairy Center