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Agribusiness Technician - Diploma

37 Credits
DIP 3147
Degree Description

The diploma is designed to prepare a learner for entry level career opportunities in the diesel, farm equipment, and industrial mechanics fields. Learners will diagnose and repair engines, fuel systems, power trains, electrical systems, hydraulics, air conditioning, and related machinery. With additional training and experience many technicians become shop foreman, service managers or open their own business.  This diploma is designed for the learner who has prior training in the field or credit for life experience.  A pretest or prior course work is required for admittance to this program.

Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semester


Offered on the North Mankato Campus
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2018-2019 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (12 Courses)

Complete the following courses:
AGME2832 Hydraulic Assist/Hydrostatic Transmissions (2 Credits)
AGME2841 Air Conditioning (1 Credit)
AGME2852 Introduction to Diesel (1 Credit)
AGME2853 Diesel Injection (Pumps) (3 Credits)
AGME2863 Advanced Agricultural Electrical/Electronics (2 Credits)
AGME2882 Ag Tech Seminar (1 Credit)
AGME2892 Hydraulic Theory and Diagnosis (4 Credits)
AGME2945 Tractor/Equipment Repair I (3 Credits)
AGME2946 Tractor/Equipment Repair II (4 Credits)
AGME2947 Tractor/Equipment Diagnosis and Repair (4 Credits)
AGME2940 Agribusiness Service Technician Internship (11 Credits)
OTEC1001 Computer Software for College (2 Credits)
Or
OTEC1790 Keyboarding for College (2 Credits)

Elective Credit (1 Credit)

Select one credit from courses in the following subjects: AGBS,AGEC, AGRI, ANSC, MEAG, PLSC, SGAG, SWPR, OTEC or HLTH. Courses must be selected in consultation with advisor/faculty.
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.