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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 2010Principles of Accounting I4
ACCT 2020Principles of Accounting II3
AGEC 2020Farm and Ranch Business Management4
BADM 1020Business Communications3
BIOL 1010General Biology I4
COMM 2010Public Speaking3
ECON 1010Macroeconomics3
ECON 1020Microeconomics3
FDSC 2040Principles of Meat Animal Evaluation3
IMGT 2400Intro to Information Management3
MATH 1400College Algebra4
MATH 2350Business Calculus4

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 1000Agroecology4
AECL 2100Integrated Resource Management3
AGEC 2010Farm and Ranch Business Records3
ANSC 1010Intro to Animal Science4
ANSC 2020Feeds and Feeding4
REWM 1000Intro to Range Management1
REWM 1300Intro to Water Resources3
REWM 2000Principles of Rangeland Management3
REWM 2500Rangeland Plant Identification2
SOIL 2010Introduction to Soil Science4


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

Writing Level 13
American & Wyoming Government3
University Studies1


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

Social Science 3

Total Credit Hours: 60

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Explore occupational outlooks for Farmers, Ranchers and Other Agricultural Managers

Meet Your Professor

Keith Duren

Instructor of Agriculture