AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS AND TECHNOLOGY
ACTIVITY/COURSE CODES 5660
The Agriculture Technology course is designed as an introductory course to the Agriculture Mechanics Career Pathway. In addition it provides development of general mechanical skills which are required in all areas of Agricultural Education.
Typical instructional activities include hands-on experiences in woodworking; metal working; welding; small engine repair; basic farm and homestead improvements; participating in personal and community leadership development activities; planning and implementing a relevant school-to-work transition experience; and participating in FFA activities.
This course is a component of the following Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Pathways:
- Agricultural Mechanics and Technology
- Environmental and Natural Resources Management
- Plant and Animal Systems
Given the necessary equipment, supplies, and facilities, the student, upon completion of the prescribed number of instructional hours, will be able to successfully complete the following core competencies.
Credit: 1 units