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Courses for a Degree in Agricultural Studies

In addition to a focus on agricultural studies courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Agricultural Studies Courses:

  • Genetics
  • Plant Biology
  • Environmental Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Foundations of Chemistry
  • Agricultural Geography
  • Atmosphere, Weather, and Climate
  • Animal Science
  • Soil Science
  • Social Context of Agriculture
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Economics and Agriculture
  • Agricultural Policy
  • Plant Pathology
  • Flowering Plants
  • Bacteriology
  • Entomology
  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Conservation Biology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Plant Propagation
  • Internship

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology