Agriculture Academy

Begin Your Ag Career Now

Interested in a career in agribusiness, farm management, conservation, or working with animals? Complete up to a year of college courses for a variety of EICC Agriculture degree programs, before you graduate. The college credit you earn is free and after high school, finish your degree at EICC or transfer to a four-year institution.

Start your Agriculture degree during high school

Part 1: Foundation of Agriculture

  • AGA:390 Introduction to Renewable Resources, 3 credits
  • AGB:108 Human Relations I, 1.5 credits
  • AGS:119 Advanced Animal Science, 2 credits

  • AGS:315 Principles of Animal Nutrition, 3 credits
  • SPC:112 Public Speaking, 3 credits
  • WBL:101 Exploring Careers: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, 1 credit

Part 2: Advanced Foundation of Agriculture

  • AGA:182 Introduction to Soil Science, 3 credits
  • AGA:285 Crop Protection, 3 credits
  • AGS:352 Genetics, 1.5 credits

  • AGA:210 Corn and Soybean Production, 3 credits
  • AGB:231 Futures and Options, 1.5 credits
  • ECN:130 Principles of Microeconomics, 3 credits

Your Career in Agriculture

Agriculture careers aren’t just for farmers! If you love working with your hands & being outdoors, they might just be for you. Check out what kinds of careers you can have when you earn a two-year degree in Agribusiness Management!

  • Agribusiness Management
    Ag sales and marketing skills qualify you for a career in all aspects of retail agriculture.
  • Farm Management
    Run a successful farming business with skills in marketing, risk management, and financial management.
  • Veterinary Technician
    Work in zoos, large- and small-animal clinics, biomedical facilities, and industry as a vet tech.
  • Conservation
    Environmental Science, Fisheries, and Wildlife Habitat Management make up the heart of EICC’s Conservation Program. If you love nature, this program might be perfect for you! 
Clinton Career Advancement Center Welding Lab

Career Advancement Centers

Brand new ultramodern facilities for career and technical education programs, including automotive tech, culinary, healthcare, welding, and more. Enjoy multi-purpose labs, classrooms, and a large common area. Your successful career starts here.

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Your Degree = Success

Complete your education in two years. Qualify for better jobs. Earn a higher salary. Enjoy a better quality of life. The benefits of an associate's degree are impressive and wide-ranging.

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Employment and Wage Outlook

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Concurrent Advisors

Joe Shovlain

Joe Shovlain

Concurrent Advisor
jshovlain@eicc.edu
563-244-7014

Office 100B
Advises High School Concurrent: Clinton, Career Academies

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College & Career Transition Counselors/Coaches

Holly Hansen

Holly Hansen

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
hmhansen@eicc.edu
563-441-4004
Serves Cal-Wheat and DeWitt Central High Schools

 

Lorene McLaughlin

Lorene McLaughlin

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
ltmclaughlin@eicc.edu
563-244-7192
Serves Bellevue and Maquoketa High Schools

 

Marla Schultz

Marla Schultz

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
mshultz@eicc.edu
563-244-7131
Serves Camanche and Northeast High Schools

Concurrent Advisors

Anabelia Calderon-Flores

Anabelia Calderon-Flores

Concurrent Advisor
acalderon-flores@eicc.edu
563-288-6035
Advises Durant and Muscatine High Schools

College & Career Transition Counselors/Coaches

Mikayla Cardenas

Mikayla Cardenas

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
micardenas@eicc.edu
Serves Muscatine High School

 

Theresa Putnam Genz

Theresa Putnam Genz

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
tputnamgenz@eicc.edu
563-288-6047
Serves Columbus Junction and Louisa-Muscatine High Schools

Sara Schnepper

Sara Schnepper

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
sschnepper@eicc.edu
Serves Wilton and West Liberty High Schools

Concurrent Advisors

Molly Gleason

Molly Gleason

Concurrent Advisor
mmgleason@eicc.edu
563-336-5241
Advises Assumption, Davenport Central and Davenport North High Schools

 

Lori Perez

Lori Perez

Concurrent Advisor
ljperez@eicc.edu
563-441-4057
Advises Davenport West and North Scott High Schools

 

Jill Spengler

Jill Spengler

Concurrent Advisor
jmspengler@eicc.edu
563-441-4137
Advises Bettendorf and Pleasant Valley High Schools

College & Career Transition Counselors/Coaches

Patricia Madden

Patricia Madden

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
pamadden@eicc.edu
Serves North Scott High School

Agriculture Academy: Locations

Clinton Career Advancement Center

Clinton Career Advancement Center

1210 11th Ave. S.
Clinton, IA 52732
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DeWitt Career Advancement Center

DeWitt Career Advancement Center

817 E Industrial Street
DeWitt, Iowa 52742
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