Agriculture Technology

Agriculture Degree/A.A.S.

This two-year career degree program enables the student to obtain practical knowledge and experience in the biological sciences that include the study of animals, nutrition, plants, trees and soils, agribusiness management, and the environmental sciences consisting of economic policy, conservation, and resource management. The curriculum stresses the production and distribution of agricultural products, the environment, and relationships among humans as they live and work in various situations. Students gain much practical experience on the three Potomac State College farms.

Career Opportunities: Students selecting this two-year degree program prepare for employment as agricultural producers, agricultural commodities inspectors and graders, animal breeding technicians, agricultural supply store managers or staff, and various state and federal governmental positions.

Requirements for Graduation

In order to earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Agricultural Applied Sciences with a major in Agriculture Technology, a student must complete a minimum of 63 credit-hours of required and elective course work.

Note: AGRL 111 replaces WVUe 191 as a first-semester requirement.

Click here to view the recommended Two-Year Sequence Advisement Sheet pdf