About this course
The two-year Agriculture Industry and Technology program at BSC prepares students for multiple positions within the agronomy industry. Coursework is concentrated in crop science and agribusiness skills. Technology instruction is infused throughout the curriculum. Students are exposed to various applications of technology related to business management, crop production and soil science. Precision farming technology instruction includes guidance systems, mobile software, GIS software, variable rate technologies, and remote sensing. Students will graduate with a North Dakota Commercial Pesticide Applicator license and will be prepared to pursue a commercial driver’s license and North Dakota certified crop advisor certification.
The program requires a cooperative education internship with on-the-job training at an agricultural business. Training consists of a minimum of 400 hours completed during the summer session in the first year of the program.