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Farm and Ranch Resource Management

Associate of Applied Science Degree

This program is designed to prepare you for farm and ranch management skills and integrate these skills into the day-to-day farming and ranching practices. General courses are designed to develop critical and creative thinking, computation, communication skills and basic technology skills utilized in the farm and ranch industry. Develop basic analytical skills for livestock production, livestock nutritional requirements, grazing and forage management, crop rotation, strategic planning, analyzing financial feasibility, cash flow, marketing and human resource management strategies that are essential to manage or operate a farm or ranch business.

Program Requirements

Courses Credits
Principles of Accounting 4

Computerized Accounting or 

Farm and Ranch Business Records

2
Agroecology 4
Integrated Resource Management 3
Farm and Ranch Business Management 4
Livestock production I 4
Feeds and Feeding 4
Business Communication 3

Microcomputer Applications or

Spreadsheets

3
Microeconomics 3
Introduction to Business or Entrepreneurship I: Entrep Mindset 3
Intro to Water Resources 3
Principles of Range Management 3
Range Land Plant Identification 2
Intro to Soils or Environmental Quality 3
Environmental Quality 3

Electives

Courses Credits
Farm and Ranch Business Records 3

Small Business Practices or 

Entrepreneurship II: Opportunity Analysis

3

General Biology I or 

Life Science

4
Intro to Chemistry 4
Cooperative Work Experience I 3
Macroeconomics 3
Intro to Range Management 1

General Ed. Requirements

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

Course Credits
Writing Level I 3
American & Wyoming Government 3
Mathematics/APPM/Lab Science 3
Personal Finance Planning 1
Physical Education 1
Wellness 1

  

Students must complete 2 credits of Co-Curricular general education courses throughout two of the following different Co-Curricular areas:

Course Credits
Co-Curricular Cultural Activities 1
Co-Curricular Community Engagement 1
Co-Curricular Professional Experience 1

 

 

Certificates

Farm and Ranch Resource Management I

The Farm and Ranch Resource Management Certificate I is designed to provide students basic farm and ranch management skills.
The general education requirements are designed to encourage students to develop computation and communication skills utilized in the farm and ranch industry.

The certificate is designed to prepare students to develop basic analytical skills for livestock production, livestock nutritional requirements, grazing and forage management, crop rotation, strategic planning, and analyzing financial feasibility.
 
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Program Requirements

Course Credits
Principles of Accounting I
Computerized Accounting or Farm and Ranch Business Records 2-3 
Agroecology
Integrated Resource Management
Farm and Ranch Business Management
Livestock Production I
Feeds and Feeding
Microcomputer Applications or Spreadsheets
Principles of Range Management
Rangeland Plant Identification

 

General Ed. Requirements

Course Credits
Writing Level I 3
Mathematics/APPM
Personal Financial Planning 1

 

Students must complete 1 course from the following options:

Course Credits
Co-Curricular Cultural Activities 1
Co-Curricular Community Engagement 1
Co-Curricular Professional Experience 1
Physical Education  1
Freshman Seminar 1
Wellness 1

 

Farm and Ranch Management II

Farm and Ranch Management Certificate II is designed to provide students with basic farm and ranch management skills. 

Program Requirements

Course Credits
ACCT  
AECL  
AGEC  
ANSC   
REWM  
SOIL  
WELD  

 

 

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