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.


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.

Explore the value of an associate’s degree

Employment and Wage Outlook

Contact our High School Team

Liz Bloom

Liz Bloom

Advises High School Concurrent: Camanche and Northeast


Holly Hansen

Holly Hansen

Advises High School Concurrent: Cal-Wheat and DeWitt Central


Lorene McLaughlin

Lorene McLaughlin

Advises High School Concurrent: Bellevue and Maquoketa


Joe Shovlain

Joe Shovlain

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

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Anabelia Calderon-Flores

Anabelia Calderon-Flores

Advises High School Concurrent: Durant and Muscatine

Theresa Putnam Genz

Theresa Putnam Genz

Advises High School Concurrent: Columbus Junction and Louisa-Muscatine

Molly Gleason

Molly Gleason

Advises High School Concurrent: Assumption and Davenport North


Lori Perez

Lori Perez

Advises High School Concurrent: Davenport Central, Davenport West, and North Scott


Jill Spengler

Jill Spengler

Advises High School Concurrent: Bettendorf and Pleasant Valley

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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