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Dendrology and Silvics

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10001105

Provides the student with an understanding of how trees interact with their environment and with one another, at different spatial and temporal scales. Builds on concepts from botany and ecology with an emphasis on woody plant systematics and silvics. Tree identification is a major component of this course. Prerequisite: Landscape Plant Identification 10001118

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2024

Root Management

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10001115

This course is an exploration of the landscape below ground, focusing on woody plant roots. Students will uncover different root types, root systems, and how roots uptake water and elements. Hands-on class activities include experimenting with several techniques of root excavation, assessment, and pruning. Critical thinking and relevant skills in properly managing roots in the urban environment will be discussed.

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2024

Landscape Plant Identification

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10001118

Introduces students to woody trees/shrubs and herbaceous plants commonly used in residential and commercial landscapes in Wisconsin. The three plant groups covered in this course are woody trees/shrubs, herbaceous perennial plants, and herbaceous annual plants. Identification, installation, and maintenance are covered for each plant group.

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2024

Arborist Skills Introduction

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10001124

A hands-on introduction to the basic techniques employed by arborists engaged in performing aerial tree care operations. Topics include canopy access methods, arborist gear usage, safety considerations/risk recognition, and knot selection.

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2024

Arboriculture Operations 2

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10001126

Builds upon the skills & topics of Arboriculture Operations 1. Students will participate as safe & productive members of crews engaged in an intermediate level of arboricultural operations skills development. Prerequisites: Arboriculture Operations 1 10001125, Chainsaw Safety & Operation 10001133

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2024

Chainsaw Safety and Operation

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10001133

This course will familiarize students with common chainsaw practices employed within the arboricultural industry, including safe operation, routine maintenance, common cutting techniques, and use of personal protective equipment. Students will operate and maintain chainsaws.  Additionally, field exercises will simulate tree removal operations.

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2024

Pruning for Structure

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10001173

Focuses on the art and science of tree pruning. Topics include tree structure, introductory biology, pruning cuts, and young tree training. Students will gain hands-on experience performing tree pruning.

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2024

Fish, Forest, and Wildlife Management

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10001199

Provides an integrated introduction to principles and practices of fisheries, forestry, and wildlife management, including production of goods and services while maintaining ecosystem integrity and functions. Emphasizes contemporary issues.

Wisconsin Rapids
Fall 2024

Agriculture Internship

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10006007

This course provides an opportunity for students to apply concepts of agribusiness classroom study with specific off-campus real-life agricultural experiences at local employers. An organized plan of experiences built around agriculture competencies is planned, supervised, and evaluated by the instructor and cooperating business supervisor. Pre-req: Admission to the Agribusiness and Science Technology or Agronomy Technician program and completion of at least 12 credits of agriculture course work in the areas of 10-093, 10-080, 10-070, 10-091, 10-006, or 10-090

Virtual Campus
Fall 2024

Agribusiness Equipment and Facilities

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10006102

Examines arrangement and design of efficient farm buildings and equipment as well as construction requirements. Farmstead planning includes mapping of present facilities as well as evaluating usefulness and planning long and short-range goals for farmstead changes to improve economics, safety, efficiency and aesthetics. Environmental factors and animal wellness needs are identified, including space, ventilation, nutrition, and care. Also examines the appropriate use and care of feed, fertilizer, planting and harvesting equipment, and dairy and livestock equipment and facilities. Possible equipment/facility changes are discussed and business expansion is analyzed.

Virtual Campus
Fall 2024

Intro to Agriculture Engineering Technology

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10006104

Studies engineering concepts and principles as they apply to farm power and machinery, electrical energy and processing, structures and environment, irrigation and drainage, and food engineering. Students are exposed to techniques in design, planning, construction, and performance evaluation.

Marshfield, Virtual Campus
Fall 2024

Agriculture Capstone

Undergraduate | 2 Credits

CATALOG #10006110

This project-based course gives students the opportunity to demonstrate technical competency of agribusiness classroom study. The project simulates many of the tasks students are expected to perform as an agricultural professional. A capstone research paper and portfolio will be due at the end of this course. Pre-req: Instructor approval

Virtual Campus
Fall 2024

Agriculture Business Management

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10090101

Examines the farm business as a complex set of enterprises that all need to be managed effectively to be successful and sustainable. Students learn to develop a business plan, set short- and long-term goals, identify and implement alternatives for reaching goals. Includes strategies and tools to monitor success. Students also learn to organize and maintain farm business records as well as how to interpret and analyze the records to make sound farm management decisions.

Marshfield, Virtual Campus
Fall 2024

Intro to Precision Agriculture

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10093102

Explores agricultural applications of GPS, yield monitoring systems, and mapping. Students learn to interpret maps generated by precision agriculture equipment. Learners experience setup, calibration and operation of equipment/software designed to support the production crop industry.

Virtual Campus
Fall 2024

Principles of Crop Management

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10093104

The basic principles and concepts of sound agronomic practices are discussed for corn, soybeans, small grains, and forage crops grown in Wisconsin. All sound agronomy practices are emphasized for each crop area as it relates to cultural and other specific inputs of crop production, environmental factors, and sustainable systems.

Marshfield, Virtual Campus
Fall 2024

Excel for Accounting

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10101106

Microsoft Excel is a vital tool for many accounting tasks. This course covers basic and advanced features within Excel and relates them to various accounting tasks. Using Excel, students will perform accounting tasks and will experience the gathering, analysis, and reporting of accounting data. Prerequisites: Accounting 1 10101140 and Microsoft Office-Introduction 10103106 or Excel-Beginning 10103123

Virtual Campus
Fall 2024

Intermediate Accounting 1

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10101110

This course builds upon financial accounting concepts covered in Accounting 1 and Accounting 2. Topics include the conceptual framework as the basis of developing accounting guidance, multi-purpose financial statements, short and long-term assets, time value of money concepts, revenue recognition, and an overview of auditing concepts. Prerequisite: Accounting 2 10101142

Offered Collegewide
Fall 2024, Summer 2024

Payroll Accounting

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10101120

Develops a working knowledge of payroll legislation, payroll records, and payroll accounting. Payroll accounting is accomplished through manual methods and automated methods. Corequisite: Microsoft Office-Introduction 10103106

Offered Collegewide
Fall 2024

Income Tax Accounting

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10101123

Applies current tax laws in preparing individual tax returns and supporting forms and schedules.

Virtual Campus
Fall 2024

Cost and Managerial Accounting

Undergraduate | 3 Credits

CATALOG #10101125

Accumulates production costs for materials, labor, and overhead for job order or process costing systems. Determines and records variances from standard. Computes various cost-volume-profit relationships for control and decision making. Prerequisite: Accounting 2 10101142

Virtual Campus
Fall 2024

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