Department of Agricultural Engineering

 
Agricultural Mechanics A.O.S. Program

2005-2006 and 2006-2007 Curricula

Required Courses*

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGEN 100 Equipment Care and Maintenance 3
AGEN 105 Principles of Farm Machinery 2
AUTO 103 Internal Combustion Engines I - Theory 3
   or
DTEC 150 Diesel Systems
AGEN 115 Agricultural Engineering Industry Overview 1
AGEN 125 Residential Electrification 3-4
   or
DTEC 125 Diesel Electronics
OFFT 110 Introduction to Spreadsheet Software 1-2
  or
CITA 100 Introduction to Computing Concepts and Applications
AUTO 102 Metals 3
AGEN 210 Advanced Small Power Equipment 3
AGEN 220 Maintenance, Repair, and Performance Tuning of Arctic Cat Recreational Equipment 4
DTEC 250 Mechanical Injection Systems 3
AGEN 161 Basic Hydraulics 3
AGEN 261 Advanced Hydraulics 4
AGEN 300 Internship in Agricultural Engineering 4-5
  or
AGEN 270 Tractor Overhaul and Repair
ENSC 101 Agricultural Science 3
MECH 101 Machine Tools 3
AUOS 260 Automotive Air Conditioning and Heating 3-1
  or
AUTO 260 Automotive Air Conditioning
  Total Required 44-49
Major Electives (a minimum of 8 credits from the following)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGEN 145 Agricultural Building Systems 3
    or
RESC 130 Light Framing
AGEN 135 Construction Surveying 3
    or
NATR 142 Plane Surveying
AGEN 120 Water Supply and Sanitation 2
DTEC 350 Advanced Diesel Fuel Systems 3
ACCT 100 Accounting Information Management and Decisions 3
AUTO 109 Chassis Analysis I 4
DTEC 105 Diesel PowerTrains I 4
Minor Field of Study Electives
(choose a minimum of 10 credits within one of the following minor categories, if pursuing a minor)

Agricultural Business

Fall Semester

AGBS 100 Agricultural Economics 3
AGBS 210 Farm Management 3
ACCT 100 Accounting Information and Management Decisions 3

Spring Semester

CITA 123 Information Systems Concepts and Applications 1
AGBS 200 Marketing and Agricultural Products 3
AGBS 220 Agricultural Finance 3
AGBS 230 Agricultural Business Management 2

Agricultural Science (Agronomy)

Fall Semester

AGRO 110 Soil Science 3
AGRO 210 Field Crops 3

Spring Semester

AGRO 105 Soil and Water Conservation 2
AGRO 110 Soil Science 3
AGRO 215 Soil Fertility and Fertilizers 3
AGRO 310 Pasture Management and Forages Production 3

Animal Science

Fall Semester

ANSC 100 Animal Science and Industry 3
DANS 100 Dairy Nutrition 3
DANS 160 Dairy Science 3
DANS 210 Dairy Health 3
DANS 220 Dairy Herd Management 3

Spring Semester

DANS 110 Dairy Breeding 3
DANS 225 Dairy Production and Management 3

Automotive Mechanics

Fall Semester

AUTO 104 Automotive Electronics I 3
AUTO 109 Chassis Analysis I 5
AUTO 177 Business and Personnel Management 3
AUTO 202 Auto Body Fundamentals 3

Spring Semester

AUOS 127 Internal Combustion Engines 5-3
  or
AUTO 103 Internal Combustion Engines
AUTO 171 Automatic Transmissions 3

Dairy Equipment Technology

Fall Semester

AGBS 230 Agricultural Business Management 2
DANS 160 Dairy Science 3
DANS 235 Elements of Computer Machine Control 1
DANS 236 Industrial Instrumentation 1

Spring Semester

BSAD 209 Salesmanship 3
CITA 125 Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications 1
DANS 225 Dairy Production and Management 3
ELEC 290 Digital Circuits and Microprocessors 3

Horticulture

Fall Semester

HORT 100 Introduction to Horticulture 3
HORT 101 Plant Materials 3
HORT 105 Landscape Planning II 3
HORT 109 Turf Management 3
HORT 210 Plant Propagation 3

Spring Semester

HORT 103 Landscape Planning I 3
HORT 107 Nursery and Garden Management 3

Small Power Equipment

Fall Semester

AUTO 104 Automotive Electronics I 3
AUTO 260 Automotive Air Conditioning 1
AGEN 110 Small Power Equipment 2

Spring Semester

AUTO 177 Automotive Business and Personnel Management 3
ACCT 100 Accounting Information and Management Decisions 3
MECH 101 Machine Tools 3
*Demonstrated math proficiency through MAGN 100 or MAGN 101 and English proficiency through SKLS 088 are required for this program.
 

Sample Study Plan

FIRST YEAR 

Fall Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGEN 100 Equipment Care and Maintenance 3
AGEN 105 Principles of Farm Machinery 2
AUTO 103 Internal Combustion Engines I - Theory 3
  or
DTEC 150 Diesel Systems
AGEN 145 Agricultural Building Systems 3
OFFT 110 Introduction to Spreadsheet Software 1
AGEN 115 Agricultural Engineering Industry Overview 1
ENSC 101 Agricultural Science  
  Total (Fall Semester) 15

 Spring Semester

AGEN 120 Water Supply and Sanitation 2
AGEN 125 Rural and Residential Electrification 3
AGEN 161 Basic Hydraulics 3
AUTO 102 Metals 3
AGEN 210 Advanced Small Power Equipment II 3
MAGN 100 Practical Mathematics (if required) 3
  Total (Spring Semester) 17
SECOND YEAR 

 Fall Semester

AGEN 261 Advanced Hydraulics 4
AUTO 260 Automotive Air Conditioning 1
DTEC 250 Mechanical Injection Systems 3
AGEN 135 Construction Surveying 3
    or
NATR 142 Plane Surveying
Electives in Minor Field 6
  Total (Fall Semester) 17
Spring Semester 
AGEN 300 Internship in Agricultural Engineering 4 - 5
  or
AGEN 270 Tractor Overhaul and Repair
DTEC 350 Advanced Diesel Fuel Systems 3
MECH 101 Machine Tools 3
AGEN 220 Maintenance, Repair, and Performance Tuning of Arctic Cat Recreational Equipment 4
Electives in Minor Field 3
  Total (Spring Semester) 17-18
Total for Semester 66-67

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