Agronomy Transfer Major

Agriculture and Animal Sciences Liberal Arts and Transfer

You will gain the knowledge to succeed in one of the most in-demand fields in agriculture. Classroom and lab experiences include an overview of agronomic equipment, precision farming systems, livestock nutrient management, farming sustainability, crop production and management strategies, advanced GPS, GIS and drone technology.

Advanced studies in a four-year bachelor's degree program may include specialization in business and industry, consulting and production, plant science and biotechnology, soil and environmental science, range management and precision agriculture. Agreements established with four-year colleges ensure your credits transfer.

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

Paying for the Program

$12,540*
Financial Aid Eligible

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $13,980*

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.

Bruce Bearinger

Bruce Bearinger
Dean of Agriculture, Animal Science and Transportation

  • Email: bearingerb@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 8128
  • Location: Dairy Center