Agriculture Education Transfer Major

Agriculture and Animal Sciences Education Liberal Arts and Transfer

Learn the elements of agriculture through classroom and hands-on experiences at Iowa's Dairy Center on campus that provide opportunities to work with our herds and to specialize within the program. This program fulfills the first two years of a four-year bachelor's degree. The ag education program includes the practical skills required for classroom management, curriculum planning and instructional design. You may choose additional coursework to tailor your degree to specific interests or areas of focus. Agreements are in place with four-year colleges to ensure your credits transfer.

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

Paying for the Program


Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $15,204*

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.

Dave Lawstuen

David Lawstuen
Agriculture Instructor

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  • Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 8112
  • Location: Calmar