Bachelor of Science Degrees in Agricultural Science

Compare 24 Bachelor of Science Programs in Agricultural Science

Agricultural Science

Most students start their higher education by pursuing a bachelor degree. Earning this degree represents a mastery of the fundamentals of a field and serves as a prerequisite for more advanced degrees. A Bachelor of Science prepares students for careers in the scientific field.

What is a BSc in Agricultural Science? This is a multidiscipline area of study that encompasses many different aspects of agriculture. Because it is so broad, it may be necessary to focus your studies around whichever area you are most interested in working. Courses usually include the study of animal science, soil and pesticides, ecology, natural resources management, basic horticulture, and sometimes landscape. There are many ways to apply a Bachelor in Agricultural Science, so there are many ways to focus your study.

Students who choose to study agriculture science benefit from the broad nature of their field, leaving them free to explore many different areas of agriculture to find the area that appeal to them. The education gained with a bachelor offers advantages when seeking jobs in agriculture.

The tuition and fees that you will have to pay to earn a bachelor degree vary. Before you enroll in a program, be sure to do your research for expenses. The program details, school, and length of study will all influence how much it will cost to earn your degree.

There are many careers that can be attained after studying agricultural science, most of which deal directly with agriculture. These include farmers, land-use planners, policy makers, agricultural consultants, and positions in international development. Whatever career you choose, you will likely be helping expand the world’s food source, helping create a stronger future. It is possible to work with government agencies, independent companies, or non-profit organizations.

To start focusing your interest in agriculture, take an agricultural science program. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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B.S. in Agriculture

University of Hawaii, Hilo
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 USA Hilo

This track of study provides students with a variety of animal science courses as well as important courses in agriculture so that they will be better qualified for the job market. [+]

B.S. in Agriculture

This track of study provides students with a variety of animal science courses as well as important courses in agriculture so that they will be better qualified for the job market. The purpose of this program is to prepare students to work with livestock on farms and ranches or to obtain positions in the livestock industry or related fields.

Former students have taken positions at livestock farms, dairies, ranches, equestrian centers, experiment stations, quarantine stations, veterinary clinics, and zoos. Employment opportunities also exist with government agencies and with livestock and feed companies.

Student Learning Outcomes Students will achieve a working knowledge of biology, chemistry, and mathematics as a foundation for further studies. Students will achieve a basic understanding in the different animal science disciplines and be able to apply this knowledge to effectively manage and care for livestock. Students will have experiential learning opportunities with farm animals through routine hands-on laboratories held at the UH Hilo Agricultural Farm Laboratory. When available, field trips to local farms and ranches will also provide learning opportunities with farm animals. Students will gain hands-on experience with livestock to help enhance their competitiveness in future studies and careers. Students will use and refine their communication skills in various classes. Students will develop and apply their computer skills to agricultural examples. ... [-]

Bachelor in Forestry

Paul Smith's College
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Paul Smiths

Bachelors Degree in Forestry - Built on a longstanding Adirondack tradition, forestry education at Paul Smith’s College equips students with a foundation of technical, field-based and applied education that combines theory and practice. [+]

Bachelors Degree in Forestry

Built on a longstanding Adirondack tradition, forestry education at Paul Smith’s College equips students with a foundation of technical, field-based and applied education that combines theory and practice. Bachelor’s degrees are offered in three concentrations:

Ecological Forest Management prepares students for positions with government forestry agencies, forestry consulting firms and non-governmental organizations. Forestry Operations is a fit for students interested in working for forest-products companies or running their own forest-products firm. Forest Biology is ideal for students who plan to continue to graduate school and specialize in a field such as forest ecology or forest entomology. ... [-]

Animal, Dairy, Poultry Sciences

Louisiana State University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Baton Rouge

The School of Animal Sciences offers programs in animal, dairy, and poultry sciences (animal, dairy, and poultry curriculum) that provide individuals with a broad educational background tailored to meet their needs and aptitudes. Such preparation provides graduates with employment opportunities in all phases of animal, dairy and poultry production, processing, distribution, marketing, research, and teaching. [+]

Animal, Dairy, and Poultry Sciences

Animal, Dairy, and Poultry Sciences (Animal Science Area, Dairy Production Area, Dairy Foods Technology Area, Poultry Science Area, Science and Technology Area, and Preveterinary Medicine)

The School of Animal Sciences offers programs in animal, dairy, and poultry sciences (animal, dairy, and poultry curriculum) that provide individuals with a broad educational background tailored to meet their needs and aptitudes. Such preparation provides graduates with employment opportunities in all phases of animal, dairy and poultry production, processing, distribution, marketing, research and teaching. Preparatory curricula also are provided for subsequent training at the graduate level or in veterinary medicine.... [-]


Bachelor in Agricultural Science

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 USA Warrensburg

Our program has a reputation of teaching based upon current information available in each field of study to help you achieve success in today's competitive world. Agriculture students at Central Missouri have the opportunity to experience the current technology available in the area of agricultural equipment. [+]

AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE - AREA 1: AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT BS Preparing for Possibilities

The Agribusiness Management emphasis combines agricultural science and business, allowing you to gain skills in management, finance, marketing, and agricultural production. With a solid foundation of business skills and agriculture knowledge, you will be prepared for a number of career possibilities.

Helping Students Excel

Our program is designed to prepare you for employment by applying business and economic principles to the production and marketing of food and other agricultural products and to the management of natural resources. Agribusiness careers can cross into a multitude of industries as well, including farming, real estate, retail marketing, food processing, and agricultural investments, just to name a few.... [-]


Bachelor in Agriculture Science

Northwest Missouri State University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 USA Maryville

The Agricultural Science major at Northwest is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students for a career in a variety of agricultural-related occupations and farm operations. This major provides an opportunity to explore interests in agriculture. Students will gain the fundamental skills in agricultural economics, plant science, animal science and soils. [+]

The Agricultural Science major at Northwest is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students for a career in a variety of agricultural-related occupations and farm operations. This major provides an opportunity to explore interests in agriculture. Students will gain the fundamental skills in agricultural economics, plant science, animal science and soils.

Career Opportunities

More than 94% of students who graduated with a degree in agriculture science obtained employment or continued their education within six months after graduation.

The following is a listing of common positions for graduates with an agricultural science major:

Agricultural Journalist Environmental Science Farm Manager Production Agriculture Sales Representative ... [-]

Agricultural Engineering (BSc)

University of Szeged
Campus 7 semesters September 2019 Hungary Szeged

The BSc program in Agricultural Engineering aims to train agricultural engineers capable of realizing production, leadership, controlling and organizational work in agricultural companies. [+]

About the program

The BSc program in Agricultural Engineering aims to train agricultural engineers capable of realizing production, leadership, controlling and organizational work in agricultural companies; performing jobs in enterprises dealing with the processing and marketing of agricultural products; and completing professional management tasks in connection with agriculture. Basic theoretical fields such as botany, zoology, mathematics, economics, business law, international agriculture, and safety at work build a foundation for professional courses including crop production, horticulture, plant protection, animal husbandry, animal nutrition, animal health, farm business management and business organization, among others.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Equestrian Science

William Woods University
Campus Part time 4 years September 2019 USA Fulton

The first university in the United States to offer a four-year degree in equestrian science, William Woods has been the name to know in equestrian studies since 1924. The William Woods University Equestrian Bachelor of Science in Equestrian Science combines a strong theoretical foundation with the riding, teaching, training and business skills you will need for a successful equine career as a trainer, teacher or stable manager. [+]

Bachelor of Science in Equestrian Science

The first university in the United States to offer a four-year degree in equestrian science, William Woods has been the name to know in equestrian studies since 1924. The William Woods University Equestrian Bachelor of Science in Equestrian Science combines a strong theoretical foundation with the riding, teaching, training and business skills you will need for a successful equine career as a trainer, teacher or stable manager in the booming $112 billion equine industry.

Our large, modern equestrian complex will provide you with an excellent educational experience in both classroom and field. Our traditional approach to horsemanship involves the four disciplines of dressage, hunter/jumper, saddle seat and western.... [-]


BSc in Forestry

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Flagstaff

Our program helps you become well qualified to address the impacts that management decisions and practices have on all resources, including timber, wildlife, range, water, recreation, and scenic beauty. [+]

For more than four decades, Northern Arizona University has been developing and refining a distinctive forest management major designed to instill in you an awareness of the complexities inherent in contemporary wildland management and to help you develop as an involved citizen as well as a professional land manager. Our program helps you become well qualified to address the impacts that management decisions and practices have on all resources, including timber, wildlife, range, water, recreation, and scenic beauty.

This program is accredited by the Society of American Foresters (S.A.F.).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Forestry?

Are you happiest when you're outdoors? Would you like to protect the environment for future generations? Learn how at Northern Arizona University. Through work in the School of Forestry, you will learn to become a competent professional forester and land steward. Learn all aspects of forest ecosystems and their management. Graduate prepared for a career in the private sector or with a public land management agency.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management

Lupane State University
Campus Full time 4 years February 2019 Zimbabwe Bulawayo

The program's aims and objectives are to provide undergraduate training in various aspects of wildlife management, conservation; produce graduates with quality entrepreneurial skills to work in various wildlife and related sectors; train graduates who have the right information and skill for raising awareness in wildlife conservation and management; produce graduates who can think independently and analyze different situations to bridge gaps and improve existing wildlife management scenarios through research; train wildlife managers who will contribute to the development of wildlife resources and policy formulation in and outside Zimbabwe. [+]

The program's aims and objectives are to:

Provide undergraduate training in various aspects of wildlife management, conservation. Produce graduates with quality entrepreneurial skills to work in various wildlife and related sectors. Train graduates who have the right information and skill for raising awareness of wildlife conservation and management. Produce graduates who can think independently and analyze different situations to bridge gaps and improve existing wildlife management scenarios through research. Train wildlife managers who will contribute to the development of wildlife resources and policy formulation in and outside Zimbabwe. Entry Requirements

In order to qualify for normal entry to the Forest Resources Management programme, a prospective student must satisfy the following requirements:... [-]


BSc in Agriculture and Food

Czech University Of Life Sciences Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Czech Republic Prague

The BSc study program in Agriculture and Food represents the first level of university studies. The concept of the program allows scientific understanding of biological principles of agriculture, orientation in current agricultural technology, and obtaining basic knowledge on the quality and processing of agricultural products and food. [+]

The BSc study program in Agriculture and Food represents the first level of university studies. The concept of the program allows scientific understanding of biological principles of agriculture, orientation in current agricultural technology, and obtaining basic knowledge on the quality and processing of agricultural products and food.

The first half of the studies is focused on applied sciences and relationships between the environment and agricultural practices in both crop and animal production. In the second part of the study program, the students are encouraged to use their developing knowledge and skills to identify practical problems of the production systems to meet the production, economic and environmental goals, as well as the quality of agricultural products and food safety. Graduates obtain a very comprehensive and wide background which provides flexibility on the labor-market or running of their own business.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Aquaculture

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 48 months September 2019 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

The excellence of our course is rooted in the Institute of Aquaculture, the leading international centre and the largest of its kind in the world. You’ll benefit from our expertise in teaching, research and consultancy. You'll also have the opportunity to pursue projects overseas, often in conjunction with our research and development activities. [+]

Overview

By 2050, the world population is predicted to be 9.7 billion and food demand is projected to double. Aquaculture is a solution already providing over 50 percent of all fish for human consumption. Worldwide, aquaculture is the fastest-growing food production sector and one of Scotland’s biggest export markets. Keeping our aquatic environments healthy, protected and sustainable is vital for our planet.

Aquaculture – or aquatic agriculture – is more than just 'fish farming'. It includes the culture of many species, including crocodiles and turtles. Our course is the perfect place to kick-start your career in aquaculture, or to work with related fish-farm, pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies.... [-]


Faculty of Agriculture

University of Ilorin
Campus Full time March 2019 Nigeria Ilorin

The Faculty has five degree programmes of five (5) or four (4) or three (3) academic years for the GCE ‘O’ Level and ‘A” Level holders respectively, leading to the award of Bachelor of Agriculture (B. Agric.) degree with limited specialization in the final year in any of the following options: Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Agronomy, Animal Production and Crop Protection. [+]

The Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin was established in the 1982/83 sessions and had its foundation Dean in the 1983/84 sessions. Presently, the Faculty comprises of seven (7) Academic departments viz:

Agricultural Economics and Farm Management Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Agronomy Animal Production Crop Protection Home Economics and Food Science Forest Resources Management

offices. Also in the same complex are Departments of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development; Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management; Department of Crop Protection; Department of Home Economics and Food Science; and Department of Forest Resource Management.

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Bachelor of Science Equine Science

Moreton Morrell College
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Warwick + 1 more

From exciting new developments in equine microbiology, nutrition and reproduction through to advances in biotechnology; if you aspire to a career in equine science, research or clinical practice, then our BSc (Hons) in Equine Science is the course for you. [+]

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

From exciting new developments in equine microbiology, nutrition and reproduction through to advances in biotechnology; if you aspire to a career in equine science, research or clinical practice, then our BSc (Hons) in Equine Science is the course for you. Offering a rich and varied syllabus that explores equine science from both clinical and welfare perspectives, the course facilitates the development of real-world professional skills and knowledge essential to those wishing to work in a clinical or scientific context. Whilst focusing on equine systems, the modules taught are specially designed to deliver competence in transferable skills with relevance to a wide range of biological and animal science career paths. This comprehensive programme covers all aspects of equine science to provide students with the key knowledge and skills to enter the equine science industry. The majority of the modules on the programme are 'Core' modules; however, in your final year, there are three optional modules to choose one from, which will allow you to tailor this year to your specific interests.... [-]


BSc in Sustainable Agriculture

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences
Campus October 2019 Germany Kleve

Since the Winter Semester 2010 / 2011, the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences offers the English language course of study Sustainable Agriculture [+]

BSc in Sustainable Agriculture

Since the Winter Semester 2010 / 2011, the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences offers the English language course of study Sustainable Agriculture at their campus location in Kleve. In this path of study, the agriculture and horticulture production systems are analyzed and evaluated as a part of the value chain with regard to their sustainability. As an outcome optimization strategies target all the three major areas of sustainability: environmental stewardship, economic profitability, and social responsibility.

Key global issues including climate change with changing weather conditions, increasing land degradation and loss of biodiversity will be dealt with as well as the questions of world nourishment, the strong price fluctuations for agricultural products and revenue assurance for farmers and gardeners in a globalized world. At the same time production systems of different value chains from food production to ornamental plants production to renewable raw materials, production is looked at and evaluated with different approaches and methods regarding their sustainability in their environmental, economic and social terms. The resulting ethical issues are also addressed in the courses.... [-]


Bachelor of Science (Agriculture)

University of Guyana
Campus 4 years September 2019 Guyana Georgetown

Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) [+]

Entry Requirements

Description

At least five (5) subjects at the CSEC General Proficiency (grades 1 or 11, (or 111 from 1998) or five (5) subjects at GCE 'O' Level examinations, and must include English Language and Mathematics and passes in any two of the following subjects: Agriculture Science (either Double or Single Awards), either Biology or Human & Social Biology, Chemistry, Integrated Science, Physics and Food & Nutrition. The Diploma in Agriculture from the Guyana School of Agriculture or its equivalent. A Trained Teacher's Certificate with a specialization in Science and a minimum of 3 subjects at CSEC or equivalent inclusive of Mathematics and a Science subject. The Associate of Science from the University of Guyana or its equivalent. Persons of mature age (a minimum of 26 years in the calendar year of entry to the University) who do not meet the minimum requirements but who can satisfy the University with evidence of recent academic achievement and relevant experience and a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE). Courses ... [-]