Intro to Agriculture

Dual Credit High School Academy

​CVTC is offering high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in the Agriculatural Service field an opportunity to earn high school and college credit. Dual credit academies give high school students a chance to navigate their interests and career options to develop the most successful individualized career path.

When: September 7 - May 19, 2022

Course TitleCourse Time
Introducation to Soils
3 credits

Dates: September 7 - December 20, 2021
Times: Online


Intro to Animal Science

2 credits

​​Dates:  September 7 - December 20, 2021
Times: Online

Intro to Horticulture

2 credits


Dates: January 24 - May 19, 2022 
Times: Online
Introduction to Agronomy-Business & Marketing 
2 credits
Dates: January 24 - May 19, 2022 
Times: Online


Course Description

Introductory Soils (3 credits) 

Provides fundamental knowledge of soils and growth media. Course topics include soil formation and development, soil components, soil profile, soil classification, and soil conservation. CVTC will provide an emphasis in conservation/natural resources for those students interested in wildlife management 


Intro to Animal Science (2 credits)

​This course provides fundamental knowledge of the animal science field. Topics include animal health, animal environments, anatomy and physiology, genetics and reproduction, animal feedstuffs, and job-related safety. 

Intro to Horticulture (2 credits)

Provides fundamental knowledge of plants including trees, fruits, vegetables, shrubs and grass.  Students will learn about plant science which includes cells, plant classification, structures and propagation. A variety of careers will be explored including those in the landscape, plant and turf industry. Would serve as a substitute for 093-128 Plant Science course in the Agronomy Management program or count toward the Landscape Plant & Turf Management program.

Introduction to Agronomy-Business & Marketing (2 credits)

This class provides a fundamental introduction to the agronomy careers and opportunities. Through industry and job discovery students will learn the vast job opportunities that are in the agronomy sector of agriculture.  Students will also discover the day to day operations of agronomy business and agricultural business structures and how they run as well as agriculture marketing which includes grain marketing, business marketing, and basic agricultural marketing strategies.  

Just the Facts

Fall 2021
9 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //
Open

Academy Dates //
September 7 - May 19, 2022

Days of Week //
Online

Times //
Online

Classroom Location //
Online

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Still have questions? Please contact Keith Stearns at 715-831-7259 for more information.