Agricultural Power Machinery Operation Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to operate specialized farm, ranch, and agribusiness power equipment of a stationary, mobile, and/or hand-operated nature. Includes instruction in operating specialized equipment such as terrestrial and airborne crop-spraying equipment; tractors and hauling equipment; planting and harvesting equipment; cutting equipment; power sources and systems for silos, irrigation, pumping, and applications such as dairy, feeding and shearing operations; processing equipment; and applicable electrical, mechanical, and safety principles. Is Agricultural Power Machinery Operation the right major for you?
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Agricultural Power Machinery Operation Major

What Courses Do Agricultural Power Machinery Operation Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Agricultural Power Machinery Operation majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Applied Physics
  • Construction
  • English
  • Hydraulics
  • Machinery Management
  • Math
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