The agriculture industry impacts us daily – from drinking a glass of chocolate milk to putting ethanol (made from corn) in your car. While approximately 22 million people globally work in agriculture-related fields, only about 10 percent of these are traditional farmers or ranchers. Opportunities for the careers that support them are endless.
By becoming an Ag student at Aims, you can explore the limitless opportunities available for your career. The Aims Agricultural Sciences and Technology program is housed on the Fort Lupton campus, where students can choose from a variety of A.S., A.A.S. and certificate programs. We were also the first community college in Colorado to offer our popular Precision Agriculture certificate!
The mission of the Agricultural Sciences and Technology Department is to provide a foundation of education in the agricultural sectors from soils, precision agriculture, animal agriculture, and horticulture to agribusiness for students interested in pursuing careers to support the global demand in feeding and clothing the world.
The department embraces the learn-by-doing approach in education to develop essential skills for the agricultural community workforce.
Careers in agriculture are vast and provide many opportunities in a wide range of fields. Do you want to design agricultural machinery components and equipment, sketch and propose new sites and systems, scout fields and recommend herbicides, or meet with customers or businesses? Come to Aims for the training you'll need for a rewarding career as an: