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Agricultural Mechanical Systems

Program of Study

  • Benefit: Practical Technical & Mechanical Skills

  • Learn: Repair and maintain agricultural machinery and equipment

  • Skills: Mechanics, welding, construction, and equipment operation

  • Careers: Equipment repair, maintenance, construction, welding, or engineering

Course Sequence

Level 1 (9th)

Principles of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Level 2 (10th)

Agricultural Mechanics & Metal Technologies*

Level 3 (11th)

Agricultural Structures Design & Fabrication w/Lab* (double-Blocked)

Level 4 (12th)

Practicum in Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources (double-blocked)

*Industry Certification:

*American Welding Society (AWS D1.1 Structural Steel and AWS D9.1 Sheet Metal Welding)

Postsecondary Opportunities

Associate Degrees

  • Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/ Technician

  • Agricultural Mechanization, General

  • Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/ Technician

  • Welding Technology/ Welder

Bachelor’s degrees

  • Agricultural Engineering

  • Agricultural Mechanization, General

Masters, Doctoral, and Professional Degrees

  • Agricultural Engineering

  • Agricultural Mechanization, General

Aligned Occupations

Occupations

Median Wage

Annual Openings

% Growth

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

$32,406

366

16%

Welders

$41,350

6171

9%

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

$39,915

304

17%

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics

$47,299

1627

16%

Agricultural Engineers

$64,792

9

13%

Film and Video Editors

$47,382

118

23%