You’ll get your hands dirty with our hands-on approach to agricultural studies. Our project-based courses let you get marketable experience through internships, field trips, mentorships, capstone projects, and guest lectures led by industry leaders. Innovative courses in specialty crops, animal science, soils, plant science, conservation, sustainability, global agriculture, and agribusiness will help prepare you to enter the agricultural industry as knowledgeable and trained professionals.
While most degrees introduce core classes later in the program, you’ll dive right into practical learning in agriculture during your freshman and sophomore years. Students earning a B.A. in Agricultural Studies are encouraged to pursue complimentary minors in biology, business, chemistry, communication, media writing, pre-law, and social work.
When you finish with your agricultural studies major, you’ll be prepared to tackle a wide variety of careers in the agricultural sector.
Major in Agricultural Studies
The major in Agricultural Studies consists of 51 credit hours. In order to complete prerequisite requirements for Agricultural Studies core courses, students must complete BSC 1010 General Biology, SCI 1120 Chemistry I, and MAT 1040 College Algebra. Students are also highly encouraged to complete ECO 2002 Principles of Micro-economics.