Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural Science in North America

Compare Bachelor Programs in Agricultural Science in North America 2017/2018

Agricultural Science

A bachelor's degree is given to students who fulfill the necessary requirements given by the college or university they are attending. The requirements include three to seven years of focus on a subject, typically referred to as a major or concentration.

Students who want to work the land and soil in a variety of capacities may want to take classes in agricultural science. This area encompasses a wide variety of topics such as food and soil sciences as well as animal care.

From indigenous civilizations to modern day empires, North America has plenty of hands-on educational opportunities to offer scholars. Filled with a range of distinct cultures, students can educate themselves in well-rounded way.

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Agricultural Business and Economics

International Accelerator
Campus September 2017 USA Boston

As a student in agricultural business and economics, you’ll fully tap into the diversity and complexity of today’s agriculture through extensive training in business, agricultural science and biology. You’ll learn how each of these fields influences the our industry. As a graduate of this program, you will be prepared for a variety of careers in agribusiness, the financial sector or other private or government organizations. [+]

Bachelors in Agricultural Science in North America 2017/2018. Agricultural Business and Economics Building stronger communities As a student in agricultural business and economics, you’ll fully tap into the diversity and complexity of today’s agriculture through extensive training in business, agricultural science and biology. You’ll learn how each of these fields influences the our industry. As a graduate of this program, you will be prepared for a variety of careers in agribusiness, the financial sector or other private or government organizations. What you'll study The agricultural business and economics major includes a variety of courses to prepare you to enter the many different careers available in the business and agricultural industries. In your first two years, you’ll take business courses such as Microeconomics, Financial Accounting, Macroeconomics, Managerial Accounting and Statistics, as well as other core courses that will provide the knowledge base necessary for your advanced agricultural economics classes. As you progress through your four years, you’ll take Agricultural Finance, Agribusiness Marketing, Agricultural Law, Resource Economics, Agricultural Business Management, Agricultural Policies and Trade, Farm Management and Agricultural Prices. A number of professional and agricultural electives are available to help you tailor your education in specific ways. Some students choose emphases in management, marketing or finance. Others choose to train in management and decision-making at the farm level, along with the technical aspects of production agriculture. Many in our program choose to concentrate their studies around resource scarcity and environmental and rural development issues that have become critical. Public institutions that steward... [-]

Bachelor in Plant Production (EED)

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Netherlands Dronten Almere Canada Halifax + 3 more

Graduates of this course will have first-hand knowledge of horticultural practices in the Netherlands, one of the leading EU countries in horticulture and plant breeding. Graduates will gain valuable insight into the contrasts in business culture and work ethics that exist between regions in Europe. [+]

In the actual circumstances of economic and energy crises the agricultural production in Europe faces important challenges on how and where to produce for increasingly demanding consumers and a competitive market in a sustainable way in all aspects. The future managers and advisors in the sector need more than ever first-hand knowledge about innovative techniques in greenhouse and open field crop production and skills of international business management. The students study at Aeres UAS in Dronten (The Netherlands) and Groupe ESA in Angers (France). Graduates of this course will have first-hand knowledge of horticultural practices in the Netherlands, one of the leading EU countries in horticulture and plant breeding. Graduates will gain valuable insight into the contrasts in business culture and work ethics that exist between regions in Europe. The study includes the professional competencies required for those positions in businesses, industries, government and other national and international institutions where plant production is an important topic. The professional tasks given to professionals in these positions are the backbone of your study. The added value of your studies in France The Groupe ESA is located in Western France, the leading French agricultural and agri-business region. With its 2,630 students, Groupe ESA is the largest institute of higher education for life sciences in France. It offers a wide range of programmes in 10 major sectors of activity: farming, food, landscape management, environment, horticulture, viticulture, retailing, trade, agribusiness management and town & country planning. The main features of the educational experience at Groupe... [-]

Bachelor in Livestock Production (EED)

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Netherlands Dronten Almere Canada Halifax + 3 more

The programme is directed towards students who are interested in a study in the livestock sector. Dairy cows, pigs and poultry are the main focus of this study, which includes extensive practical training and contact with the industry. [+]

Bachelors in Agricultural Science in North America 2017/2018. The programme is directed towards students who are interested in a study in the livestock sector. Dairy cows, pigs and poultry are the main focus of this study, which includes extensive practical training and contact with the industry. Students are trained for positions such as advisor, sales manager, researcher, policy advisor and entrepreneur. They study at Aeres UAS in Dronten (The Netherlands) and Groupe ESA in Angers (France). The various skills required to successfully fulfil these positions are practiced extensively. The programme also includes technical subjects such as animal nutrition, animal health and animal welfare. The livestock sector has a great need for highly educated farm successors, advisors and managers who have an affinity with the agricultural sector. The university in Dronten is one of the renowned agricultural universities in the Netherlands in the field of entrepreneurship. It is not just about knowledge, it is also a question of developing yourself as an enterprising person. The added value of your studies in France The Groupe ESA is located in Western France, the leading French agricultural and agri-business region. With its 2,630 students, Groupe ESA is the largest institute of higher education for life sciences in France. It offers a wide range of programmes in 10 major sectors of activity: farming, food, landscape management, environment, horticulture, viticulture, retailing, trade, agribusiness management and town & country planning. The main features of the educational experience at Groupe ESA are focusing on intensive coaching and a... [-]

Bachelor in International Agribusiness (EED)

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Dronten Almere Canada Halifax + 3 more

The major International Agribusiness is an English-language programme for students who seek a professional career in the agricultural sector with an international focus. Students study at Aeres UAS in Dronten (The Netherlands) and Groupe ESA in Angers (France). [+]

The major International Agribusiness is an English-language programme for students who seek a professional career in the agricultural sector with an international focus. Students study at Aeres UAS in Dronten (The Netherlands) and Groupe ESA in Angers (France). Graduates of this course will know about the agricultural business environment, future developments and how to deal with a demanding and competitive market. The added value of your studies in France The Groupe ESA is located in Western France, the leading French agricultural and agri-business region. With its 2,630 students, Groupe ESA is the largest institute of higher education for life sciences in France. It offers a wide range of programmes in 10 major sectors of activity: farming, food, landscape management, environment, horticulture, viticulture, retailing, trade, agribusiness management and town & country planning. The main features of the educational experience at Groupe ESA are focusing on intensive coaching and a desire to develop a sense of entrepreneurship with a close relationship with business life. The constant exchange with business life allows Groupe ESA to stay in tune with the challenges and realities of the workplace. Angers is a vibrant city with an exceptional heritage, only 90 minutes from Paris and 60 minutes from the Atlantic. Because of the long tradition of horticulture, Angers is today the most important centre for crop production and processing in Europe, notably seeds. It is also a first class economic centre for the food industry, banks and logistics companies. Studying in the Netherlands and France gives students... [-]

Bachelor in Equine Science

HIWASSEE COLLEGE
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 USA Madisonville

The Equestrian Studies program offers two tracks of study for students. The Equine Science program is a pre-veterinary study with an equine focus and the Equine Management and Training program is for students who wish to pursue a career in the equine industry as a trainer, riding instructor, or barn manager. [+]

Bachelors in Agricultural Science in North America 2017/2018. We are excited you are thinking about becoming part of the Hiwassee community! We are here to help you with anything and everything you need. We would love to answer any questions you may have about the College from academics to affordability and beyond. Our campus has grown from a mere seven acres to a larger campus, comprised of eighteen buildings situated on 400 acres. Baccalaureate programs of study are those providing a four-year college program. Students enrolled in these programs expect to enter the job market following graduation or seek preparation for graduate study or further professional study. Hiwassee College Equestrian Center The Hiwassee College Equestrian Center is the home of the Equestrian Studies program at Hiwassee College. In addition to offering an ideal educational environment for equestrian studies students, Hiwassee College Equestrian Center is a first-class boarding and training facility open to the public. Our philosophy is simple…the horse comes first! We specialize in providing the very best care for your horse. Hiwassee College Equestrian Center offers full care and pasture care board, riding instruction, and lessons to the public, as well as for Hiwassee College students. Hiwassee College Equestrian Studies Hiwassee College’s 4-year  Equestrian Studies degree program offers a B.A in Equine Management and Training and B.S. in Equine Science! The Equestrian Studies program offers two tracks of study for students. The Equine Science program is a pre-veterinary study with an equine focus and the Equine Management and Training... [-]

Bachelor in International Livestock Production

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Dronten Almere Canada Halifax + 3 more

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a degree programme in the livestock sector for students interested in a successful career in one of the following professional profiles: [+]

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a degree programme in the livestock sector for students interested in a successful career in one of the following professional profiles: - Consultancy and advice - Sales and account management - Entrepreneurship and business management - Research livestock production - National or EU policy advice This study programme is directed towards students who are interested in a study in the livestock sector. Livestock such as cows, pigs and poultry are the main focus of this study. You will receive extensive practical training. Many assignments are derived from actual situations and you will join various excursions. Students are trained for positions such as advisor, sales manager, researcher, policy assistant and entrepreneur. The various skills required to successfully fulfil these positions are practised extensively. The programme also includes technical subjects such as dairy nutrition, animal health, milking techniques and pig & poultry production. The livestock sector has a great need for highly educated company successors and advisers who have an affinity with the agricultural sector. Aeres University of Applied Sciences is one of the foremost agricultural universities in the Netherlands in the field of entrepreneurship. As far as we are concerned, it is not just about knowledge, it is also a question of developing yourself as an enterprising person. Graduates find employment in professions as advisor / consultant, researcher of applied sciences, entrepreneur, sales and account manager and policy assistant. Qualification After successfully completing this one-year programme, graduates will receive the Ingenieur degree (bachelor’s honours degree)... [-]

Bachelor in International Equine Business Management

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Dronten Almere Canada Halifax + 3 more

The English-taught bachelor’s degree in International Equine Business Management is a business administration degree in which the horse plays a central part. Business administration subjects make up 70% of the International Equine Business Management course. While horse-related subjects make up the remaining 30%. [+]

Bachelors in Agricultural Science in North America 2017/2018. Next start of the programme: academic year 2018- 2019 The English-taught bachelor’s degree in International Equine Business Management is a business administration degree in which the horse plays a central part. Business administration subjects make up 70% of the International Equine Business Management course. While horse-related subjects make up the remaining 30%. The focus on equine management makes it easier for students to absorb the information on the business administration subjects such as marketing and economics. Writing business plans One of the things that the students will learn during the study programme is how to write policy memos. The student must choose a current topic within the sector such as doping in equestrian sports or identification & registration, for example, and create a policy for it. Students will also learn how to compile business plans. Their business plans can be for an equestrian business but it need not be. It is, however, important for students on the International Equine Business Management degree to have some prior experience in the equine sector. While you do not need to own your own horse in order to take this degree, we do consider it important for you to have some knowledge of the sector and to have some experience in working with horses. Broad education The benefit of the 70/30 split within the programme is that students receive a broad education which would prepare them for a variety of careers. Graduates find jobs both within... [-]