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Learn to build a sustainable and successful ag operation


Associate of Science Degree

Obtaining business skills for a sustainable and successful ag operation is the core focus of the ag business degree at CWC. Gain practical skills while learning the business of farming operations. Experience feed efficiency trials, local meat processing, bull testing, crop studies and more. This program puts emphasis on internships and professional development by utilizing co-op work experience in the community. Gain work experience in various settings including farms and ranches in the area, ag supply companies, and ag tourism. This degree is designed for transfer to a 4-year program.

Course NumberCourseCredits
ACCT 2010 Principles of Accounting I 4
ACCT 2020 Principles of Accounting II 3
AGEC 2020 Farm and Ranch Business Management 4
BADM 1020 Business Communications 3
BIOL 1010 General Biology I 4
COMM 2010 Public Speaking 3
ECON 1010 Macroeconomics 3
ECON 1020 Microeconomics 3
FDSC 2040 Principles of Meat Animal Evaluation 3
IMGT 2400 Intro to Information Management 3
MATH 1400 College Algebra 4
MATH 2350 Business Calculus 4

STAT 2050 OR
STAT 2070

Fundamentals of Statistics OR

Intro to Statistics for Social Sciences



Students must take six credits from the following course options:

Course NumberCourseCredits
AECL 1000 Agroecology 4
AECL 2100 Integrated Resource Management 3
AGEC 2010 Farm and Ranch Business Records 3
ANSC 1010 Intro to Animal Science 4
ANSC 2020 Feeds and Feeding 4
REWM 1000 Intro to Range Management 1
REWM 1300 Intro to Water Resources 3
REWM 2000 Principles of Rangeland Management 3
REWM 2500 Rangeland Plant Identification 2
SOIL 2010 Introduction to Soil Science 4

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

Writing Level 1 3
American & Wyoming Government 3
University Studies 1


A student must complete six (6) credits of General Education courses distributed over two (2) different general education areas: 

Arts 3
Humanities 3
Social Science  3


Total Credit Hours: 60

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Explore occupational outlooks for Farmers, Ranchers and Other Agricultural Managers

Brittany Yeates

Associate Professor of Business

Working with students gives Brittany the opportunity to invest in them the way they invest in CWC.