Coop Skills Standards Agriculture Program

 

Agribusiness - Animal Science:

Agribusiness Animal Science Co-op is a skill certificate program for juniors or seniors interested in the exciting field of agribusiness. Students will work in agribusinesses that support the animal industry. The competency areas covered include sales, customer relations, marketing, technical assistance, communications, professional development, and animal science. Core employability skills are also measured. Knowledge and skills gained through participation in FFA also apply toward attainment of the skill certificate. Students who master the competencies in this program are eligible to receive 4 credits of advanced standing in the Agribusiness Science/Technology two-year associate degree program at the Wisconsin Technical Colleges.

 

Agribusiness - Plant Science:

Agribusiness Plant Science Co-op is a skill certificate program for juniors or seniors interested in the exciting field of agribusiness. Students will work in agribusinesses that support the plant industry. The competency areas covered include sales, customer relations, marketing, technical assistance, communications, professional development, plant morphology and physiology, and soil management. Core employability skills are also measured. Knowledges and skills gained through participation in FFA also apply toward attainment of the skill certificate. Students who master the competencies in this program are eligible to receive 6 credits of advanced standing in the Agribusiness Science/Technology two-year associate degree program in the Wisconsin Technical Colleges.

These programs are endorsed by Wisconsin Agribusiness Council, Wisconsin FFA Association, and Wisconsin Association of Agriculture Educators.

Wisconsin Cooperative Education Skill Standards:

For questions about this information, contact Jeffrey Hicken (608) 267-9255