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Ag. Business – Dairy

Campus Location:

Calmar

Program Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Award: Certificate

Description:

Northeast Iowa Community College has a nationally recognized dairy program. With the state-of- the-art facilities and outstanding instructors, we consider ourselves second to none. The Dairy option allows students to participate in the Dairy program at NICC while emphasizing training toward a more business-related career in agriculture.

Ag. Business – Dairy

Admissions Requirements:

  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Complete COMPASS admission testing. Testing may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT, ACCUPLACER or ALEKS test scores. Scores are valid for three years.
  3. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.

Ag. Business – Dairy

Academic Requirements:

Minimum Credits: 21

View the printable Ed Plan.

Term 1
CourseTitleCredits
AGS:242 Animal Health 3.0
AGS:335 Principles of Milk Production 3.0
AGS:353 Animal Genetics 3.0
* Agriculture Elective 2.0

 

Term 2
CourseTitleCredits
AGS:319 Animal Nutrition 3.0
AGS:331 Animal Reproduction 3.0
AGS:337 Principles of Dairy Production 3.0
AGS:944 Issues Facing Animal Science 1.0

*Electives

Agriculture Electives: AGS:244, AGS:326, AGS:334

Ag. Business – Dairy

Employment Information:

Iowa Workforce Development Estimated Salary

$25,652 - $42,004

Iowa Workforce Development Estimated Annual Openings (Statewide)

180

Ag. Business – Dairy

Additional Information:

Related Student Organizations

Post Secondary Agriculture Students, Dairy Science Club, Rodeo Club

Program Facilities

Dairy Science Center, Dairy Science Center Cropland

Additional Resources

NICC AgriSciences Blog

Contacts

Lenny Graves
Dean of Career and Technical Education
800.728.2256, ext. 240
gravesl@nicc.edu

Tad Mueller
Agriculture Business Instructor
866.474.4692, ext. 111
muellert@nicc.edu