Prepare Future Ag Professionals

From ancient achievements to today's amazing advancements, the field of agriculture is discovering new ways to create ideal environments for animal and plant production. With this major, you will gain competencies in technical and production agriculture as well as methods and techniques for teaching and planning courses. Additionally, you will learn to organize and conduct on-farm agricultural instruction and demonstration programs for schools and the community at large. Indoors or outdoors, you'll spread important, life-sustaining skills to future generations.

Is this Program a Good Fit for You?

Agricultural Science and technology students are typically interested in:

  • Agricultural education
  • Agricultural industries
  • Agricultural management
  • Horticulture

See Yourself Succeed with a Degree in

Agricultural Science and Technology

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Grow Your Passion for Agriculture

A&M-Commerce has one of the top hands-on agricultural programs in Texas. Explore horticulture, wildlife, livestock herds and more through exciting experiential learning and modern facilities.

Join the Family

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is a growing family with a supportive student culture, including multiple student organizations and competitive judging and show teams.

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Career Readiness

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources puts you front and center to potential employers by fostering positive relationships and maintaining a strong public presence throughout the agricultural industry.

Accomplished Faculty

Work with professors who have ambitious research agendas solving problems on the farm, increasing nursery efficiency and improving worker safety.

Faculty Spotlight

Douglas D. LaVergne, Ph.D.

Teaching is what draws me to my discipline. Teaching a student how to interpret z-scores is just as …

Robert “Bob” Williams, Ph.D.

I grew up on a small farm and have always been interested in food and agriculture. I also love peopl…

Randy Harp, Ph.D.

We feed the world.

Practical Application

A degree in agricultural science and technology with a teacher certification will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Learn the ins and outs of technical and production agriculture.
  • Gain strategies and techniques for classroom instruction and planning programs.
  • Organize and conduct community and on-farm agricultural instruction and demonstration programs for interactive learning.

Alumni Profiles


  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Science
  • Equine Science
  • Horticulture
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Food Studies
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What You Will Learn

You will receive a comprehensive overview of how science and technology improve the processes and outcomes in agriculture. You will also gain theories and practices for teaching in and out of the classroom.

Courses to Prepare You for Your Career

  • Foundation courses include intro to agriculture, general chemistry and animal science. Supporting courses include organic chemistry, quantitative chemistry and agricultural economics.
  • Core courses include agricultural and youth leadership, farm management and agricultural economics.

Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.

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