Catalog 2023-24 
    Oct 03, 2023  
Catalog 2023-24

Agriculture Science AAS

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Two-Year Associate of Applied Science Degree

The AAS in Agriculture Science is designed for those students seeking a career in the agriculture industry and to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful as an entrepreneur, employee, or as a student at a four-year institution. The curriculum is closely aligned with both the Oregon and national standards for agriculture and natural resource education.

Students will receive education in animal science, plant science, soil science, agribusiness management, agriculture mechanization, and natural resource management. The combination of these skills and abilities will prepare students for the exciting challenges awaiting them in the field of agriculture.

For more information about the program, please see our program page:

Credit for Prior Learning

This program may provide prior learning credit and extended learning opportunities for persons previously or currently employed in related professions.
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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Explain the size and scope of the agriculture industry and their place in it.
  • Apply a greater degree of agricultural literacy.
  • Make decisions based on biological and economic data in order to maximize the effectiveness of agricultural systems.
  • Explain the wide array of employment and career opportunities in the agriculture industry.
  • Interpret scientific information to discern between scientific truths and individual bias.
  • Use technical skills that will benefit them as an agriculturalist.

Program Requirements

Number of credit hours necessary for completion: 95

Required Courses

Student Success


Oral Communications


For information about placement in a writing course, please refer to the: Writing Pathway .

Health and Wellness


For information about placement in a math course, please refer to the: Math Curriculum Pathway .

Art and Letters

A minimum of three Arts and Letters credits are required from these options.

Additional Options

Social Sciences

A minimum of three Social Science credits are required from these options.

Additional Options

Science / Math / Computer Science

A complete series of three courses with labs required.

Arts and Letters course options

Social Sciences course options

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