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Associate of Applied Science - Agriculture Technology
(Effective UG21)

What to Expect for Your Agriculture Technology Courses*

* Course formats may temporarily differ because of Covid-19 restrictions

  • Most classes are in Mexico during the day
  • Some classes are hybrid
  • Hands-on labs
  • Some classes are in Moberly in the evening
  • Required Internship


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MACC's Associate of Applied Science - Agriculture Technology program is designed to help students develop the necessary skills to become efficient farmers or to prepare for a technical career in agriculture. Over the past couple of decades, there have been many great technological advancements in the agriculture industry which have created a high demand for technical skills to perform basic maintenance and repairs on farm implements. MACC reached out to leaders in the agriculture industry to help develop and design these courses to give students the relevant knowledge and skills to become successful in the field of agriculture. If you are ready for a program with a strong hands-on learning experience in agriculture, contact MACC today to learn more about our two-year degree in Agriculture Technology.

Academic Map

This academic map is a suggested semester-by-semester schedule of courses based upon the AAS degree requirements as outlined in the academic catalog. In order for you to graduate in two years, specific milestones, courses, and other requirements (e.g. prerequisites) must be met in a timely manner. To ensure that milestone courses are completed, it is important that you, when possible and appropriate, enroll in any needed developmental coursework during the first semester(s) of enrollment. Additionally, enrolling for courses during the summer session is an option and can reduce your regular course load and allow you to stay on track to graduate in two years. Finally, keep in mind this map does not substitute for academic advisement. If you have questions, see your advisor and refer to the MACC website for current information.

Math Pathways Information


Course Semester Hours Milestone*
  First Semester (Fall)
 AGR101  Agriculture Orientation - Fall Only 3  AGR101
 BUS150 or
 ^Business Communications or
 ^Composition I
3  BUS150 or
 MTH140 or
 MTH142 or
 ^Precalculus Algebra** or
 ^Quantitative Reasoning** or
 ^Elementary Statistics**
3  MTH140 or
 MTH142 or
 PHY140  ^Soil Science - Fall Only 4  
 WLD101  Welding I 3  
  Second Semester (Spring)
 AGR120  Agricultural Safety and Health - Spring Only 3  
 AGR141 or
 BIO101 or
 Plant Science - Spring Only or
 Biology or
 Introductory Plant Biology
 EET101  Industrial Electricity - Spring Only 3  
 HST105 or
 HST106 or 
 American History to 1865 or
 American History from 1865 or
 Introduction to American Government
  Third Semester (Fall)
 ACC101 or 
 Elementary Accounting I
 Spreadsheet Applications Using Microsoft Excel - Fall Only
 AGR131  Agriculture Mechanics and Topics - Fall Only 3  
 AGR151  Animal Science - Fall Only 4  
 AGR202  ^Crop Production - Fall Only 4  
 BUS100  Introduction to Business 3  
  Fourth Semester (Spring)
 AGR245 ^Fundamentals of Precision Agriculture - Spring Only 3  
 AGR275 ^Agricultural Technology Management - Spring Only 3  
 AGR295  ^Agriculture Internship 3  
 IND105  Fluid Power Principles - Spring Only 3  
 SPK101  Public Speaking 3  
  Minimum Required Hours for Degree 61  

*It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete the Milestone courses as planned on the academic map to ensure completion of the degree in two years. In addition, if students do not successfully complete the Milestone course(s), they are strongly encouraged to re-enroll in the course(s) the following semester. 

**All fundamental math and English courses (e.g. MTH015) must be completed during the first semester. Required math and English courses must be completed immediately following the completion of fundamentals coursework or as listed on the degree map. Enrollment in fundamentals courses may delay completion of the degree. Fundamentals Courses are not included in the total credit hours required for the degree. 

^Please refer to the college catalog and course descriptions for pre/co-requisite and placement information. You can only register for these courses if you have met the prerequisite, placed into the course and/or enroll in the co-requisite course(s).


Additional Graduation Requirement
Missouri law, included in Senate Bill 807, requires every college student pursuing an associate’s or bachelor's degree at a public institution to pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement Examination with at least a 70 percent to graduate. The rule will apply to the incoming class of first-time college students in the fall of 2019 and all students thereafter.

This academic map is not a contract, either expressed or implied, between MACC and the student, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to meet the academic objectives of the college. MACC specifically reserves the right to modify, delete, or add to any academic map at any time within the student’s period of study at the college.