Programs

Agricultural Studies (A.A.S)

Agricultural Study Option

Agri-Business: focus on best practices for agricultural enterprises (marketing,accounting, financial planning,value-added processing, human resource management, and entrepreneurship).

Agro-Technology: practical knowledge of building design, irrigation systems,hydroponics, pest management,agro-processing, engines, tools,and all other technology and infrastructure necessary to operate agricultural enterprises efficiently.

Agricultural Science: many of the practical applications emphasized in the other two concentrations with more advanced concepts in biology, chemistry, and plant genetics for those students with the aptitude and desire to continue their study to the bachelor’s level and beyond.

Pre-requisites

All students seeking admission to CFBC must present five passing grades in CXC-CSEC or equivalent. For admission to the Agricultural Science program,students must present the following four subjects: English, Math, Biology, Agricultural Science or Geography, Chemistry (for candidates opting for Agricultural Science Track)

Associate’s Degree Course Requirements: 23 Courses/70 Credit Hours

Awards
CFBC Associate’s Degree in Agricultural Science Technology.

To obtain a CFBC Associate Degree in Agriculture Studies, candidates will be required to complete all courses.


Agricultural Science Technology Program Outline

Semester 1 Semester 2

General Education
AGSS1114 Ecological Principles
CBST1001 Caribbean Issues and Perspectives
TCOM1001 Technical Communication I

Core
AGSS1111 Intro to Crop Agriculture

Agri-Business
ACCT1001 Principle of Accounting I
Agro-Technology
AHDT1003 Design and Drawing
Agricultural Science
AGSS1124 Renewable Energy

General Education
IFTH1002 Information Technology
SOCI1001 Sociology
AGSS1020 Environmental Science
TCOM2001 Technical Communication II

Core
AGSS1112 Intro to Livestock Agriculture

Agri-Business
MGMT1001 Principles of Management
Agro-Technology
MECH1001 Mechanical Technology
SAFE1000 Occupational Health & Safety
Agricultural Science
AGSS1113 Traditional Agricultural Systems
Semester 3 Semester 4
General Education
HMAT1001 Introduction to Statistics
SPAN1001 Spanish

Agri-Business
ACCT2001 Financial Accounting I
MGMT2006 Entrepreneurship
COMM1002 CAPE Language and Community

Agro-Technology
COMP1011 Computer Aided Drawing
AGST2121 Irrigation Systems
AGSS2020 Measurement and Estimating
COMM1001 Gathering and Processing Information

Agricultural Science
AGSS2111 Horticulture
AGSS2122 Plant Genetics & Plant Nutrition
COMM1001 Gathering and Processing Information

Capstone Project
AGSR2213 Capstone I (Internship)


Electives

Agri-Business
MGMT1000 Business Law
MGMT2007 Organizational Behaviour
ECON1001 Elements of Microeconomics
MGMT1003 Business Communication
MGMT2004 Human Resource Management
AGSB2210 Agriculture Business Enterprise


Agro-Technology
AGST2212 Agro-Mechanical Technology
AGST2223 Non-Traditional Systems Design
ELCI1000 Electrical Installation
RFAC1001 Fundamentals of Refrigeration
AGST2110 Agro-Processing

Agricultural Science
AGSS2213 Non-Traditional Agricultural Systems
AGSS2224 Animal Husbandry
AGSS2225 Plant Physiology & Hydroponic Formulas
AGSS2241 Integrated Pest Management
AGSS2250 Environmental Pollution
CULN1105 Food Science and Nutrition


Capstone Project
AGSR2224 Capstone II (Project)