Find plentiful career opportunities with a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Science
Our program will give you the opportunity to learn basic economics, management, plant and animal operations, pest control, food sciences as well as production and utilization of agricultural products and marketing. This knowledge will open up career opportunities like agricultural civil service professions, technical and sales positions, landscape operations, county extension agents, ranch management, horticultural production management, and food manufacturing, preservation and quality control. Explore all your agriculture options through exciting experiential learning and in-field training.
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This course will teach you the techniques of agricultural communication while emphasizing principles involved in job-searching. You will become proficient in the techniques of interviewing, resume writing, letters of inquiry, etc.
This course introduces you to the major orders of insects and other arthropods of economic importance with specific emphasis on those beneficial and harmful to agricultural and horticultural crops, livestock, pets, and food products. Control techniques using Integrated Pest Management will be included.
In this course, you will learn the basic principles of food preservation in relation to processing techniques and quality control procedures. You will explore the processing effects on aesthetic and nutritional food quality of plant and animal products, in part by participating in field trips to food processing companies.
Undergraduate Program Costs
Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.