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Agriculture Business - General Courses

AGGEN 151
4 credits
Shop Skills
This course offers practical knowledge in a wide range of basic mechanical skills found in various agricultural industries. Safe use of hand and power tools, carpentry and woodworking, plumbing, electricity, concrete and masonry, and basic metalworking are emphasized.
AGGEN 152
4 credits
Arc Welding
This course offers theory and practical applications using arc welding equipment to perform common maintenance and repairs that are encountered in agricultural occupations. Welding mild steel in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions is emphasized. Students learn to select proper tools and equipment. Correct safety practices are stressed.
AGGEN 153
4 credits
Oxy-acetylene Welding
This course offers theory and practical applications using oxy-acetylene welding equipment to perform common maintenance and repairs that are encountered in agricultural occupations. Students learn to select and use oxy-acetylene welding and cutting equipment.
AGGEN 154
4 credits
Small Engine Operation and Maintenance
This course offers theory and practical applications of two- and four-cycle one-cylinder gas engines. The operation, care, maintenance and adjustment of engines common to agricultural applications are emphasized.
AGGEN 156
2-5 credits
Equipment Operation and Maintenance
Safety, operation and preventive maintenance of engines and equipment used in agricultural occupations are emphasized. Theory and operation principles of two- and four-cycle diesel engines are included.
AGGEN 157
1 credit
Arc Welding
Theory and practical applications in the selection and use of arc welding equipment are offered in the course. Performing basic maintenance, repair and construction in various mechanical fields are emphasized.
AGGEN 158
1 credit
Oxy-acetylene Welding
Theory and practical applications using oxy-acetylene welding and cutting equipment to perform common maintenance, repair and construction jobs that are encountered in a variety of mechanical fields are introduced.
AGGEN 161
1-4 credits
Advanced Maintenance Welding
This course introduces students to specific welding-related construction and repair jobs that are encountered in the industry. A menu concept is provided for individual programs to select the competencies required for their individual needs. The following competencies listed may include, but are not limited to, metal identification, specialized oxy-acetylene cutting, hard-facing, soldering and repairing metal parts utilizing a variety of welding processes. Prerequisite: AGGEN 152, 153 or permission of instructor.
AGGEN 162
1 credit
Metal Art
This course introduces the student to different forms of cutting and welding that can be used to create artistic forms. Students use new and discarded materials and cutting and welding forms which include, but are not limited to oxy/acetylene welding and cutting, MIG welding, brazing, soldering, and plasma cutting.

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