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Finance - Agriculture Finance

Campus Location: Calmar

Program Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Award: Associate of Applied Science


In the next five to ten years, a large number of agriculture finance officers will be retiring. This program has been developed at the request of the banking industry to meet the upcoming needs of that high-demand area. The program has been created as a partnership between the NICC Business and Agriculture Departments and includes courses in the business skills needed for a bank or finance officer and gives students the background knowledge in agriculture needed for that unique area of the industry. The degree is also designed to easily transfer into a bachelor's degree for students, and for banks that desire their employees to have bachelor's degrees.




Finance - Agriculture Finance

Admissions Requirements:

  • Submission of your official high school transcript with ACT score.
  • Submission of transcript from any college or university previously attended.
  • Completion of ACCUPLACER assessment if necessary.

Finance - Agriculture Finance

Academic Requirements:

Minimum Credits: 69

View the printable Ed Plan.

 Term 1
ACC:152 Financial Accounting 4.0
AGA:114 Principles of Agronomy 3.0
AGB:330 Farm Business Management1 3.0
FIN:101 Principles of Banking 3.0
FIN:122 Personal Finance 4.0


 Term 2
AGB:333 Applied Farm Financial Management 2.0
FIN:170 Introduction to Commercial Lending 3.0
PSY:112 Psychology of Human Relations 3.0
SPC:112 Public Speaking 3.0
  Science Elective 4.0
* Computer Elective 3.0


 Term 3
AGB:832 Agriculture Finance Internship 2.0


 Term 4
AGB:336 Agricultural Selling 3.0
AGB:466 Agricultural Finance 3.0
AGS:114 Survey of the Animal Industry 2.0
ECN:120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3.0
ENG:105 Composition I 3.0
FIN:114 Commercial Banking 3.0


 Term 5
AGB:235 Intro to Agriculture Markets 3.0
AGB:245 Agriculture Risk Management 3.0
BUS:185 Business Law I 3.0
ECN:130 Principles of  Microeconomics 3.0
MAT:120 College Algebra OR 3.0
MAT:140 Finite Math OR 3.0
MAT:156 Statistics 3.0


Computer electives: BCA:112, BCA:212

1Articulation can be achieved by taking Farm Management at your local high school, or equivalent, and successfully passing a Northeast Iowa Community College Agriculture Dept. proficiency exam.

Finance - Agriculture Finance

Employment Information:

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Finance - Agriculture Finance

Additional Information:


Todd Ecklund
Dean of Business and Computer Science
800.728.7367, ext. 208