Agricultural Mechanics


Applied Science & Technology Division

Gainful Employment Information A two-year program leading to an Associate in Applied Science Degree. The program is designed to prepare students for occupations involving the maintenance and repair of implements such as tractors, combines and other farm machinery. Upon completion of the curriculum, the student should have a thorough knowledge of engine and equipment repair, servicing, sales and management. Also upon completion, the student has the option to capstone into a participating four-year institution.

Total Hours: 72

First Semester
Credit Hours
AGRI 1205 Assembling, Adjusting & Reconditioning Farm Equip. 5.00
AGRI 1208 Diesel Engines 6.00
AGRI 1225 Intro to Ag Mechanization OR AGRI 1215 Small Engines 3.00
ENGL 1101 Rhetoric and Composition I1 3.00
HEA 1101 Health Education or HEA 1102 Basic First Aid 2.00
Second Semester
AGRI 1204 Physics of Hydraulics 5.00
AGRI 1210 Supervised Occupational Experience 4.00
AGRI 1221 Intro to Agricultural Occupations 1.00
COMM 1101 Principles of Effective Speaking 3.00
DIEL 1202 Basic Diesel Fuel Systems 2.00
Third Semester
AGRI 1203 Ignition and Electrical Systems 5.00
AGRI 1222 Applied Mathematics1 or Elective - Math1 3.00
AGRI 1285 Agricultural Technologies 3.00
AGRI 2201 Transmission and Power Trains 4.00
DIEL 1204 Intermediate Diesels 4.00
Fourth Semester
AGRI 1206 Ag Air Conditioning Systems 4.00
AGRI 2204 Advanced Major Overhaul 5.00
PSYC 2101 Intro. to Psychology or PSYC 2106 Human Relations 3.00
Elective - General Education2 3.00
Fifth Term
AGRI 2210 Supervised Occupational Experience 4.00
Recommended Course
WELD 1270 Introduction to Welding Processes 4.00
1 Prerequisite course(s) may be required based on results of COMPASS, ASSET, ACT or SAT scores.
2 See Division Chairperson for list of approved courses.
NOTE: Reading course(s) may be required based on results of COMPASS or ASSET scores.