UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Agricultural Engineering Technology Major

Agricultural Engineering Technology Major

Major Requirements 55-60 Total Credits
Core Courses: 29 cr. hrs.
AGEN 185 Agricultural Engineering Technology Professional Seminar I 1 cr.
AGEN 240 Structures 3 cr.
AGEN 285 Agricultural Engineering Technology Professional Seminar II 1 cr.
AGEN 350 Applied Electricity 3 cr.
AGEN 352 Food and Process Engineering 3 cr.
AGEN 355 Irrigation and Drainage (writing intensive) 3 cr.
AGEN 385 Agricultural Engineering Technology Professional Seminar III 1 cr.
AGEN 485 Agricultural Engineering Technology Professional Seminar IV 1 cr.
GENG 121 Engineering Drawing 3 cr.
GENG 245 Materials Design Requirements 3 cr.
GENG 265 Engineering Graphics 3 cr.
GENG 450 Engineering Project Management 3 cr.
PHYS 156 General Physics Laboratory 1 cr.

Choose one of the following three options:

Agricultural Engineering Technology Option 26-29 cr. hrs.
AGEN 320 Internal Combustion Engines 3 cr.
AGEN 361 Machinery and Power Mechanics 3 cr.
AGEN 363 Precision Agriculture Technology 3 cr.
AGEN 451 Agricultural Instrumentation and Electronics (writing intensive) 2 cr.
GENG 235 Surveying 3 cr.
Choose two from:
AGEN 425 Environmental Engineering Technology 4 cr.
AGEN 443 Controlled Environment Systems 3 cr.
AFES 492 Experiential Learning in Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Science 3 cr.
Choose one from:
AGEN 365 Waste Management Systems (writing intensive) 3 cr.
AGEN 389 Agricultural Engineering Technology: 1/4 Scale Tractor 3 cr.
Choose one from:
AGEN 255 Welding and Metal Manufacturing 3 cr.
GENG 201 Industrial Safety 2 cr.
GENG 236 Advanced Surveying 3 cr.
GENG 251 Static Strength of Materials 3 cr.
GENG 252 Dynamics 3 cr.
PHYS 152 Algebra-Based Physics II 4 cr.
or PHYS 162 Calculus-Based Physics II

Environmental Engineering Technology Option 27-28 cr. hrs.
CHEM 122 General Chemistry II 5 cr.
CHEM 230 General Organic Chemistry 3 cr.
BIOL 324 Microbiology 4 cr.
AGEN 365 Waste Management Systems (writing intensive) 3 cr.
AGEN 425 Environmental Engineering Technology 4 cr.
AGEN 451 Agricultural Instrumentation and Electronics (writing intensive) 2 cr.
GENG 235 Surveying 3 cr.
Choose one from:
GEOL 445 Hydrogeology 3 cr.
AGEC 450 Introduction to Natural Resource Economics 3 cr.
ESM 360 Applied Hydrology and Water Quality 4 cr.

Mechanized Systems Management Option 28-31 cr. hrs.
GENG 201 Industrial Safety 2 cr.
ENGL 367 Technical Writing 3 cr.
AGEC 305 Agricultural Accounting 3 cr.
AGEC 320 Statistical Methods 3 cr.
AGEC 360 Farm Management 3 cr.
AGEC 410 Professional Selling (writing intensive) 3 cr.
AGEC 460 Agribusiness Firm Management (writing intensive) 3 cr.
Choose one from:
AGEN 425 Environmental Engineering Technology 4 cr.
AGEN 443 Controlled Environment Systems 3 cr.
AGEN 451 Agricultural Instrumentation and Electronics (writing intensive) 2 cr.
AFES 492 Experiential Learning in Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Science 3 cr.
Choose two from:
AGEN 320 Internal Combustion Engines 3 cr.
AGEN 361 Machinery and Power Mechanics 3 cr.
AGEN 363 Precision Agriculture Technology 3 cr.
AGEN 365 Waste Management Systems (writing intensive) 3 cr.

Required Supporting Courses: 4-14 cr. hrs.
Computer Literacy - students who are not prepared to use word processing and spreadsheet programs to complete assignments in Agricultural Engineering Technology courses should elect CSIS 105 in their freshman year.

Agricultural Engineering Technology Department

192 Agricultural Engineering Addition
715-425-3985
Department Website

Dean Olson-Chair, Joel Peterson, Joseph Shakal