To obtain an undergraduate minor in Agricultural Systems Technology (AST), you must complete a minimum of 15 credits of TSM (Technology Systems Management) classes that must include:

  • TSM 115 (3 credits) F.S. Solving Technology Problems
  • TSM 210 (3 credits) F.S. Fundamentals of Technology
  • At least nine (9) additional credits from:
    • TSM 310 (3 credits) S. Total Quality Improvement
    • TSM 322 & 322L (3 credits) S. Preservation of Grain Quality
    • TSM 324 (3 credits) S. Soil and Water Conservation Management
    • TSM 327 (3 credits) F. Animal Production Systems
    • TSM 330 (3 credits) S. Agricultural Machinery and Power
    • TSM 325 (3 credits) F. Biorenewable Systems
    • TSM 433 (3 credits) F. Precision Farming Systems
    • TSM 335 (4 credits) F. Tractor Power
    • TSM 337 (3 credits) F.S. Fluid Power Systems Technology
    • TSM 363 (4 credits) F.S. Electric Power and Electronics for Agriculture and Industry
    • TSM 393 (3 credits) F. Agricultural Safety and Health
  • At least six (6) credits of 300-level or higher TSM classes (from the classes listed above)
  • At least nine (9) credits that are not used to meet any other department, college, or university requirement.

Link to the AST minor in the ISU Catalog:

*Approved by the ABE Technology Curriculum Committee on 06/06/2017

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