Agronomy and Crop Science

Agriculture and Animal Sciences

The Agronomy and Crop Science program provides a blend of agronomy courses and practical application, ensuring a well-rounded agricultural education. During their course of study students will obtain knowledge of current and cutting-edge practices in crop production and technology. Upon graduation, students are prepared for a successful career in crop production, whether they choose to pursue a position in an agriculture business or a production operation.

Award: Associate of Applied Science
Credits: 69
Locations: Calmar
Entry: Fall

Paying for the Program

$13,800*
Financial Aid Eligible

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $15,456*

Financial Aid Info

Career Outlook

$19,816 - 72,008

Estimated annual salary range for Agriculture and Animal Sciences graduates based on EMSI. Salary range represents 10th percentile - median annual wage for related occupations ​within a 100-mile radius from the center distance between Calmar and Peosta Campuses.

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  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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Academic requirements, program details and any additional admission requirements for this program can be found on the program page in the college catalog.

Related Student Organizations

  • Post Secondary Agriculture Students
  • Dairy Science Club
  • Beef Science Club
  • AgriScience Club
Tad Mueller

Tad Mueller
Instructor, Agriculture

  • Email: muellert@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 8111
  • Location: Calmar