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  Printed on 6/19/2019

Agriculture Power Equipment

Share 10-070-2 Associate Degree (AAS)
Full Time
62 Credits
Financial Aid Eligible
Time of Day: Day
Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.


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Contact Enrollment Services for questions about admissions, financial aid, registration, tuition and credit transfer.

Enrollment Services

admissions@fvtc.edu
920-735-5645
1-800-735-3882

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If you want to repair and maintain farm equipment, this degree program is for you. These courses provide hands-on training and critical diagnostic and troubleshooting skills. You will work on the latest electronically controlled diesel engines, drive trains, hydraulics and electrical systems, air conditioning, materials handling equipment and harvesting equipment. You’ll also learn to work with computer-based systems. And, the program includes classes in business management and customer service—everything you need to start your career in this field.


Career Opportunities


  • Agriculture Service Technician
  • Agriculture Field Technician
  • Precision Farming Specialist
  • Parts & Service Department Manager
  • Agriculture Power & Equipment Sales Representative
  • Custom Harvesting Operator/Technician
  • Agriculture Dealership Service Writer

Estimated Program Cost


Agriculture Power Equipment

This program will cost about $10,239.99*
based on current tuition and fees.

Textbooks will cost about $811.70*.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies.
  Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.

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Agriculture Power Equipment

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* Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

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Admissions Requirements

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.

Credit Transfer Options

They're your credits. Take them with you!

Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.

Transfer In

Many students come to Fox Valley Tech with credits they’ve already earned, either while in high school or at other colleges and universities. It’s also possible to be granted credit for career-related knowledge and skills you’ve already mastered.

Transfer Out

Is a four-year degree in your future? Save time and money by starting here. You can earn your associate degree at Fox Valley Tech, then apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Or easily transfer your credits to other two-year colleges.

Program Outcomes
  • Repair electrical systems
  • Analyze a digital data system
  • Repair hydraulic systems
  • Repair internal combustion engines
  • Repair power trains/transmissions
  • Repair air conditioning systems
  • Follow industry equipment and shop safety standards
  • Install precision agriculture technology systems.
  • Perform precision agriculture technology system updates and calibrations
  • Analyze precision agriculture technology systems
  • Demonstrate communication skills needed for interacting with customers and coworkers in a professional manner
Additional Information
When starting in fall, a minimum of five semesters will be required to complete this program--including one summer semester. If starting in spring, you will be able to register for general education courses; however, program specific technical studies courses will not begin until the fall semester.

Tools are provided for use while on campus. Students must have safety glasses, steel-toed shoes and need to purchase program shirts.
Undecided?

Still undecided about your major or exploring your career options? Check out these resources to identify your personality traits, values, abilities and interests – important considerations when choosing a career. You’ll also find details about scheduling a college visit and contact information for our career counselors if you’d like more personal assistance. We’re here to help you explore your options.



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Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs, so you can get the right training at the right time in your career.

Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs.