CURRICULUM GUIDE

Precision Agriculture
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0852  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

Students completing this certificate will be prepared for entry level positions
in precision agriculture and sustainable development, and its various application
areas in the agribusiness arena.  Positions as pest scouts, custom applicators,
technology resource technicians, and crop advisory specialists are a few of the
positions available.  This certificate provides basic computer skills as well as
background and hands-on experience in GIS and GPS technologies.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Manufacturing and Land Technologies Department, Gannon Vocational-
Technical Center, Room 1380, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 34 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
AGRI 101    Principles/Precision Agritech                                    2
AGRI 106    Disease/Insect Agrinomic Crops                                   2
AGRI 200    Vegetation and Weed Management                                   3
AGRI 201    Prin/Sustainable Agriculture                                     3
AGRI 202    Agri Soils and Crop Management                                   3
GRET 205    Principles Geographic Info Sys                                   3
GRET 210    Global Positioning Systems                                       3
GRET 253    Basics of ARC/View                                               3
GRET 255    Beginning ARC/Info                                               3
HORT 102    Intro Ornamental Horticulture                                    3
LAND 100    Intro to Landscape Drafting                                      3
LAND 282    Computer Draft/Dsgn Land Arch                                    3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   34

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses. Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II
AGRI 101          AGRI 200
AGRI 106          AGRI 201
GRET 205          AGRI 202
GRET 253          GRET 210
HORT 102          GRET 255
LAND 100
LAND 282