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Farm and Ranch Resource Management

Learn to integrate skills into day-to-day farming and ranching practices

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.

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CourseCredits
Principles of Accounting I 4
Quickbooks Accounting OR Farm and Ranch Business Records  2-3
Agroecology 4
Integrated Resource Management 3
Farm and Ranch Business Management 4
Livestock Production 4
Feeds and Feeding 4
Business Communications 3
General Biology I 4
Microcomputer Applications OR Spreadsheet Applications 3
Microeconomics 3
ENTR I: Entrepreneurial Mindset OR Introduction to Business 3
Principles of Meat Animal Evaluation 3
Intro to Water Resources 3
Principles of Range Management 3
Rangeland Plant Identification 2
Introduction to Soil Science 4

Students are required to take a minimum of three (3) credits from the following program electives:

CourseCredits
Farm and Ranch Business Records 3
Small Business Management OR ENTR II: Opportunity Analysis 3
General Biology I OR Life Science 4
Introduction to Chemistry 4
Co-Op Work Experience I 3
Macroeconomics 3
Intro to Range Management 1

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

CourseCredits
Writing Level I 3
American & Wyoming Government 3
Mathematics/APPM/Lab Science 3
University Studies 3
Writing Level II  3
Oral 3

Total Credit Hours: 66

Certificates

The Farm and Ranch Resource Management Certificate I is designed to provide students with 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.
 
Total Credit Hours: 43
 
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Program Requirements

CourseCredits
Principles of Accounting 4
Quickbooks Accounting OR
Farm and Ranch Business Records
2-3
Agroecology 4
Integrated Resource Management 3
Farm and Ranch Business Management 4
Livestock Production 4
Feeds and Feeding 4
Microcomputer Applications OR 
Spreadsheet Applications
3
Principles of Meat Animal Evaluation 3
Principles of Range Management 3
Rangeland Plant Identification 2

 

General Ed. Requirements

CourseCredits
Writing Level I 3
Mathematics/APPM 3
University Studies 1

 

 

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

Total Credit Hours: 24

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Program Requirements

CourseCredits
ACCT  
AECL  
AGEC  
ANSC   
REWM  
SOIL  
WELD  
Total 24

 

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