Ag Degrees and Advising Maps

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The degrees below are designed to give students a strong foundation in agriculture, whether they are preparing for a direct route to industry or planning on continuing their education at a university.  

Associate in Applied Science – Ag Technology (non-transfer)

The non-transfer degree focuses on Agriculture Technology and Management by preparing students to enter into the agricultural industry. Below are some of the Ag courses students will take to complete their degree.  For more degree details, contact the Ag Coordinator & Advisor.

AGR 241 – Farm and Ranch Management  
AGR 251 – Ecologically Based Pest Management
AGR 261 – Plant Science
AGR 263 – Soils
AGR 271 – Agriculture Sales and Marketing
AGR 272 – Food Sustainability and Safety
AGR 295 – Work-Based Learning
AGR 297 – Work-Based Learning Seminar

Associate in Applied Science – Transfer 

This program is designed to give students a strong foundation in the agricultural fields and aligns with the specific WSU majors within the Integrated Plant Sciences and Agricultural Food Systems degrees. Students completing this degree will be prepared to begin upper division work in agriculture at WSU.

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Articulation Agreements with Washington State University

Customized Articulation Agreements are intended to eliminate duplication of coursework and better integrate programs to ensure a more efficient pathway to graduation. The agreements provide Big Bend Community College student’s  with a more efficient transfer pathway to Washington State University (WSU).  Listed below are the current Custom Articulation Agreement options.  

  • Field Crop Management
  • Agricultural and Food Business Economics
  • Agricultural Technology and Production Management

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Agriculture Annual Course Schedule

Because Ag and related degree courses are not offered every quarter, it is important to prioritize those courses that are only offered during specific times of the year.  Below is a schedule outlining most the AAS and AAS-T courses.  Courses not listed below are typically offered every quarter such as CHEM& 121, ENGL& 101, and PSYC& 100.

  Fall Winter Spring Summer
  AGR 101 (2 cr) X      
  AGR 212     X*  
  AGR 241   X      
  AGR 251      X *  
  AGR 261  X X    
  AGR 263    X    
  AGR 271     X  
  AGR 272   X    
  AGR 295      
  AGR 297 (1 cr)      
  BIOL& 211 X   X  
  BOT 130   X    
  CHEM& 161 X      
  CHEM& 162   X    
  CHEM& 163     X  
  MATH& 148     X  

(X = OFFERED during the quarter)
* AGR 212 and AGR 251 alternate with each course only offered once every other year

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