Dual Credit High School Academy

​CVTC is offering high school students the option to explore a variety of agriculture courses that may not be available at your high school.  Students interested in learning the fundamentals of animal science, plant science, soil management, and agriculture business are encouraged to apply. Students will earn both high school and college credit and learn about a variety of career pathways within agriculture.

Course Description

Intro to Horticulture 001-121 (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 093-110 (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

Spring 2022
4 Credit High School Academy

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January 24 - May 19, 2022

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