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LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jul 22, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Agricultural Production Technology, CD

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The Credit Diploma in Agricultural Production Technology prepares students to immediately enter the workforce in production agriculture, or a related field, as an employee or entrepreneur in livestock and/or crop production. Students enrolled in this credit diploma will gain industry certifications for commercial pesticide application and artificial insemination and will participate in a supervised internship. Completion of this degree program can serve as the first year of the Agriculture and Equine Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Agricultural Production Technology website.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Ag & Equine pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map.


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Apply critical thinking using academic and technical skills to operational problems faced by the agriculture production industry.
  2. Apply principles of nutritional management to promote animal health.
  3. Choose agricultural methods that balance agriculture production goals with environmental concerns.

First Semester

Semester Total: 14 Credits

Second Semester

Program Credit Hour Total: 29 Credits

Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program.

Students who choose to pursue a degree in Agriculture Production Technology will be qualified many jobs in the agriculture industry. Possible jobs opportunities may include ranch hand, stall assistant, facilities assistant, agriculture or equine sales, livestock or equine technician, field technician for government agency or crop consulting firm, management and introductory management positions, and other opportunities depending on interest and qualifications.

Additional information on careers in Agriculture Production Technology is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with which there are formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/university and program to which they plan to transfer. Students should consult with their advising team regarding questions about articulation.

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