Plant Science, Applied Program Requirements

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Fruit Production NMC Code 581
Landscape & Nursery NMC Code 582
Turfgrass Management NMC Code 583
Viticulture NMC Code 580

NMC and MSU offer a joint program that can lead to an Associate in Applied Science degree in the areas of Commercial Horticultural Operations, Landscape and Nursery, Commercial Turfgrass Operations or Viticulture through NMC. Students dual enroll with NMC and MSU North at the University Center. After completing a minimum of 48 hours in the program, a certificate is awarded from the MSU, Institute of Agricultural Technology. Upon meeting the program requirements for the ASA, student may transfer to the MSU East Lansing Campus as a junior to complete a Bachelor of Science degree. AAS Degree is awarded upon completion of MSU certificate and the following additional NMC courses. See your MSU advisor prior to enrolling each semester.

General Education Requirements Credits: 16-19

Communications: ENG 111 and ENG 112

6-8

Humanities: Any Group 1 course, (HST 111 or HST 112 are recommended)

3-4

Mathematics: Placement into MTH 111 or higher, or completion of MTH 23* (see advisor)

(4)

Science: BIO 108

4

Social Science: ECO 201 or ECO 202

3

* These credits do not count toward degree requirements.

Occupational Specialty Requirements 20-22

CHM 101 Introductory Chemistry (CHM 150 General Chemistry required if students elect to pursue a Bachelor’s degree)

4

CIT 100 Computer in Business-An Intro (or equivalent)

3

Electives (see program coordinator for appropriate selection)

13-15

Note: A minimum of 24 of the 64 credits must be completed through NMC.

MSU North / University Center Requirements 28-31

AT 293 Professional Internship in Ag Technology

3

PLP 210 Plant Diseases and Pathogens

3

ENT 110 Applied Entomology

3

CSS 210 Fund. of Soils & Landscape Science

3

HRT 213 Landscape Maintenance

2

HRT 215 Landscape Industry Seminar

1

HRT 218 Landscape Irrigation

3

Commercial Turfgrass Operations core & electives or

12

Commercial Horticulture Operations core & electives or

10

Landscape and Nursery core and electives

12

* See program coordinator to assure core and elective requirements are met.

Program Requirements 64-72

MSU Transfer Students: Students wishing to transfer to MSU as juniors must meet with an MSU and an NMC academic advisor during their first semester to alter general education courses to meet MSU requirements.

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