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.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration 4 years
Foreign Language No foreign language credits required
Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours 120 hours
Thesis Requirements No thesis required

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Agricultural Sciences (BS) :: 1.02 ReadyToEdit

Is this Program a Good Fit for You?

Agricultural science students are typically interested in:

  • Pesticide and herbicide sales
  • Food technology
  • Seed sales
  • Greenhouse and landscape management
  • Agricultural industries
  • Agricultural management
  • Horticulture
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Agricultural Sciences (BS) :: 1.03 SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED


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Agricultural Sciences (BS) :: 1.06 PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS


A degree in agricultural science will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Gain crucial basics in agricultural economics and management needed for farm, ranch and other agricultural management positions.
  • Learn strategies and techniques for plant and animal operations and pest control.
  • Utilize plant and animal products and marketing as well as discover food sciences, manufacturing and quality control.
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Agricultural Sciences (BS) :: 1.10 MAJORS/EMPHASIS


  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agronomy
  • Equine Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Food Studies
  • Horticulture
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Agricultural Sciences (BS) :: 1.11 WHAT YOU WILL LEARN


What You Will Learn

You will receive a comprehensive overview of agriculture covering the science of animals and plants as well as management strategies, technologies and other elements of agricultural production. You will gain the classroom instruction and hands-on learning needed to pursue a variety of in-demand agricultural careers.

Courses to Prepare You for Your Career

  • Foundation courses include intro to agriculture, agriculture economics, general chemistry, botany and zoology.
  • Core courses include plant science, soil science, animal science and livestock management techniques.
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Agricultural Sciences (BS) :: 1.12 FEATURED COURSES

Featured Courses

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Agricultural Sciences (BS) :: Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Some Organizations you can get involved in include:

  • AgriBusiness Club
  • Horticulture Club
  • Alpha Gamma Rho
  • Sigma Alpha
  • Collegiate FFA
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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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Contact CASNR

Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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Agricultural Sciences (BS) :: — 1.14 RELATED DEGREE PROGRAMS

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