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Agricultural Sciences

The agriculture industry is about much more than growing crops and tending livestock; success requires knowledge of business practices, policies and economics. If you're interested in a degree in agriculture, Morehead State University offers an array of programs that can put you on the path to success. You'll not only gain knowledge; you'll get hands-on experience at the Derrickson Agricultural Complex and Browning Orchard. Whether your interest is crop production or livestock management, MSU has a program to suit your needs. 

The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture is a degree program covering all aspects of agriculture. Agriculture core courses are provided as the framework for the degree with ancillary courses in animal sciences, horticulture, agronomy, agribusiness and agricultural mechanics. Students will gain a working knowledge of production systems in the region. This program requires a minor.
 

Options

You can also choose from the following degree options:


Agriculture minor - The student must complete 17 hours of agriculture course plus five semester hours of approved agriculture courses, and a major selected in another field. General course electives may also be taken in agriculture and related areas by students wishing greater depth in agriculture.

Horsemanship minor - The student must complete a minimum of 21 credit hours of agriculture courses and a major selected in another field. General course electives may also be taken in horsemanship, agriculture and related areas by students wishing greater depth in horsemanship.

Program Requirements

You will need to meet MSU admission requirements.

Career Opportunities

Students graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Sciences pursue job opportunities in management and business, food and biomaterials production, education, communication and governmental services and more.

MSU's Career Services offers career planning, interview and resume preparation assistance, internship placement, and services to help you find a job after you graduate.

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