Oct 21, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Agricultural Engineering Technology, B.S.


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Dr. Archie Williams, Program Coordinator
103 Ellison Building
478-825-6275

The Agricultural Engineering Technology (AENT) program prepares students with basic knowledge and practices of engineering, technology, and management for careers in food and agricultural industries. Students  will develop and integrate technical knowledge, computer applications, business management, and communication skills applicable to all aspects of Agriculture. Job opportunities include: manufacturing and processing operation management, technical sales and services, materials handling, quality assurance, materials and product testing, production agriculture and alternative energy. The AENT curriculum permits the student to select five elective courses for their minor in areas such as computer instrumentation, business management, pre-medical/dental, environmental soil sciences, and food engineering. The curriculum also prepares students for graduate study in agricultural systems management. Agricultural Engineering Technology courses are designated as AENT.

Major Program of Study for the B. S. Degree in Agriculture Engineering Technology
Total Number of Degree Hours: 131

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


17 Credit Hours


Spring Semester


17 Credit Hours


Senior Year


Note:


1MILS sequence may be substituted
2Required courses with alternates
3Elective courses with alternates

A. Core Requirements


Area A: Essential Skills: 10 Credit Hours


Area B: Institutional Options: 5 Credit Hours


Area C: Humanities/Fine Arts: 6 Credit Hours


One of the following:


Area D: Science, Math and Technology: 10 Credit Hours


(A science course with a lab is required.)

B. Major Requirements


Area F: Courses Related to the Program of Study: 15 Credit Hours


One of the following:


One of the following:


Note:


*or Alternative Electives as approved by advisor.

C. Institutional Requirements: 3 Credit Hours


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