The courses in this program provide an understanding of the importance of agronomic crops for our state and national economy; how agronomic growth, development, and yield interact with environmental factors during the production season; sustainable production systems for agronomic crops; and marketing and distribution issues of these crops that can be related to world hunger. Individual courses will vary in instruction style, exam methods and assignments, and will include an assortment of on-line instruction methodology, video and PowerPoint presentations, outside readings, and on-line discussion sessions.
Dr. Jan Spears
Department of Crop Science
Box 7620, N.C. State University
(Williams Hall 2126)
Raleigh, NC 27695-7620
For additional information regarding Distance Education (click here)
Required Courses: (7 hours)
Elective Courses: (A minimum of 5 hours from the following course list)
1 One semester of General Biology is required.
2 This course has a General Chemistry pre-requisite.
High school diploma is required. The successful completion of one college biology course or equivalent experience is required.
Plan of study: Contact the Program Coordinator.
Registration information: Contact the Program Coordinator.
Term Effective: 8/2010
Plan Code: 11ACPCTU, 32ACPCTU
CIP Code: 01.1101
Description: Undergraduate Certificate in Agronomic Crop Production
Offered via Distance Education format only