Agribusiness & Science Technology Center

2275 Old Home Manor Dr
, Chino Valley, AZ 86323 · (928) 717-7720 · Google map

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Chino Valley Center Overview:

The Chino Valley Agribusiness & Science Technology Center houses courses in Agribusiness Technology, Animal Care & Management, Production Horticulture, Canine Care & Handling, Therapy & Service Dog Team Skills, Equine Practitioner, Electrical Utility Technology, and offers general education classes, including English, math and science.

YC’s Chino Valley Agribusiness & Science Technology Center programs offer students hands-on experience by putting them to work in state- of-the-art learning facilities. Thus, allowing students to learn in a real-world environment and preparing them for careers in specialized industries.

The main campus building is an award-winning “green” facility; Silver LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environ-mental Design) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council and the first community college in the nation to receive this award. This building minimizes environmental impact and takes advantages of the site upon which it is built with xeriscape landscaping, rainwater harvesting, solar water heating, a geothermal heat pump system, and energy management control system and other features.

The Chino Valley Agribusiness & Science Technology Center also includes computer commons, science lab, construction shop, exercise room, testing services, student support services, academic advising, career coaching and so much MORE!

In the News!

At the AZ State Veterinary Medical Examining Board's February 18, 2015 meeting, the Board voted to approve Continuing Education courses to C.V.T.s for credit towards certificate renewal.

These courses included:

  • AGE125 - Equine Behavior and Psychology
  • AGS180 - Canine Behavior and Psychology I
  • AGS182 - Canine Behavior and Psychology II
  • AGS282 - Zoo and Domestic Animal Behavior

These courses are approved through the 2015-2016 licensing/certification cycle.

Utility Pole Training Field

Utility Pole Training Field:

  • Pole climbing
  • Underground wire
  • Overhead wire
  • Utility Equipment

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Unmanned Aircraft System

Unmanned Aircraft System Program:

Be a step ahead in this newly emerging industry which is predicted to offer more than 10,000 new jobs in the United States by 2018.

Fall Registration opens April 13 for continuing students and April 20 for new students.

  • AVT 104 Private Pilot Airplane Ground
  • AVT 117 Private Pilot Flight Simulation
  • UAS100 - Introduction to UAS
  • UAS 110 UAS Fixed Wing Systems
  • UAS200 - UAS History, Regulations & Law
  • Geo 212 Introduction to Meteorology
  • COM or ENG

Newly modified UAS program to be in full swing by fall of 2015!

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Canine Training Field

Canine Training Field:

  • Behavioral/Obedience Issues
  • Social Environment
  • Agility & Sport Activities

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Equestrian Area

Equestrian Area:

  • 150’X300’ Riding Arena
  • 4 stall shoeing barn
  • Trail obstacle course

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GreenHouse-Fish Hatchery Facility

Fish Hatchery Facility:

  • Hydroponic growing systems
  • Automated water/ climate control system
  • Aquaculture grow-out tanks and raceway
  • Research/ experimental opportunities

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Outdoor Gardens

Outdoor Gardens

  • Organic vegetable garden
  • Research/ experimental garden
  • Research/ experimental orchard

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Degrees, Certificates, and Courses at the Chino Valley Agribusiness & Science

  • Agriculture Equine
  • Agricultural Science
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Career & Personal Development
  • Electronics Technology
  • Math
  • Physical Education
  • Power Plant Technology
  • Sociology
  • Unmanned Aircraft System

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Directory of Faculty and Staff at the Chino Valley Agribusiness & Science Technology Center.


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