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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.

Course Number CourseCredits
ACCT 2010 Principles of Accounting I 4
ACCT 2110 OR 
AGEC 2010
Quickbooks Accounting OR Farm and Ranch Business Records  2-3
AECL 1000 Agroecology 4
AECL 2100 Integrated Resource Management 3
AGEC 2020 Farm and Ranch Business Management 4
ANSC 1010 Intro to Animal Science 4
ANSC 2020 Feeds and Feeding 4
BADM 1020 Business Communications 3
BIOL 1010 General Biology I 4
CMAP 1200 OR 
CMAP 1765
Computer Information Systems OR Spreadsheet Applications 3
ECON 1020 Microeconomics 3
ENTR 1505 OR 
BADM 1000
ENTR I: Entrepreneurial Mindset OR Introduction to Business 3
FDSC 2040 Principles of Meat Animal Evaluation 3
REWM 1300 Intro to Water Resources 3
REWM 2000 Principles of Range Management 3
REWM 2500 Rangeland Plant Identification 2
SOIL 2010 Introduction to Soil Science 4

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

Course Number CourseCredits
AGEC 2010 Farm and Ranch Business Records 3
BADM 2105 OR 
ENTR 1525
Small Business Management OR ENTR II: Opportunity Analysis 3
BIOL 1010 OR 
BIOL 1020
General Biology I OR Life Science 4
CHEM 1000 Introduction to Chemistry 4
CPED 1000 Co-Op Work Experience I 3
ECON 1010 Macroeconomics 3
REWM 1000 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

Course Number CourseCredits
ACCT 2010 Principles of Accounting 4
ACCT 2110 OR 
AGEC 2010
Quickbooks Accounting OR
Farm and Ranch Business Records
2-3
AECL 1000 Agroecology 4
AECL 2100 Integrated Resource Management 3
AGEC 2020 Farm and Ranch Business Management 4
ANSC 1010 Intro to Animal Science 4
ANSC 2020 Feeds and Feeding 4
CMAP 1200 OR
CMAP 1765
Computer Information Systems OR 
Spreadsheet Applications
3
FDSC 2040 Principles of Meat Animal Evaluation 3
REWM 2000 Principles of Range Management 3
REWM 2500 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. 
Students are required to choose a minimum of 20 credits from the following course prefixes:

Total Credit Hours: 20

Program Requirements

CourseCredits
ACCT  
AECL  
AGEC  
ANSC   
REWM  
SOIL  
WELD  
Total 20

 

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