Nature Meets Technology
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. This program will provide a comprehensive look at these new techniques and technologies and allow you to dive deeper with four different tracks: Industry, Ornamental Horticulture, Teaching, and Agriculture, Food and Family.
Leadership and Communications
The multi-disciplinary curriculum emphasizes the development of authentic leadership, communication skills, diversity, critical thinking and professionalism, rooted in a comprehensive foundation in agricultural sciences. Students completing this emphasis can learn the skills necessary to be able to bridge the gap between agriculture and critical stakeholders.
In this course, you will learn the identification, nomenclature, classification, cultural requirements and landscape uses of ornamental trees, shrubs, vines, and garden annuals and perennials.
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.
This course will teach you the techniques of agricultural communication and emphasize principles involved in job-searching, as well as the techniques of interviewing, resume writing, letters of inquiry, etc.
See Yourself Succeed With a Degree in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
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.
Work with professors who have ambitious research agendas solving problems on the farm, increasing nursery efficiency and improving worker safety.
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.
Agricultural science and technology students are provided on-the-job experience with internships in the rapidly growing agriculture-related areas of industry and business. All assignments are at an approved work situation under the supervision of a designated faculty member. Here you will apply your in-depth knowledge to the daily challenges found in the field.
Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries
US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018
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.