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Undergraduate Degrees

Bachelor of Science in AGSD (Agricultural Science with Teacher Certification)

The AGSD teacher certification degree program has a long reputation of being one of the largest programs in the nation. For several years, we have certified more high school agricultural science teachers than any other university in the United States. The program is of high quality with a large number of Texas agricultural teachers having graduated from the program. It has an excellent reputation with school administrators, as well as the agricultural industry.

For more information contact Dr. David Frazier at 254-968-9202 or by email at frazier@tarleton.edu

Bachelor of Science in AGSD (Agricultural Communication)

The agricultural communication program in AGSD provides the student with both agricultural and communication skills. The last semester of the program includes professional development training and a 10-week internship with an agricultural communication-related business. Internships include placement with agricultural publications, radio stations, livestock organizations, commodity groups, and governmental agencies that provide communication opportunities.

For more information contact Dr. Wayne Atchley at 254-968-9601 or by email at watchley@tarleton.edu

Bachelor of Science in AGSD (Agri-Industries and Agencies)

The Agri-Industries and Agencies option is a broad-based agricultural degree program allowing the student to specialize in an area of agriculture or business. The degree program provides agricultural instruction in animal science, agronomy, agricultural engineering, horticulture, sales, and professional development through Agricultural Services & Development courses. The last semester of the program includes professional development training and a 10-week internship with a related business.

For more information contact Dr. Sandy Graham at 254-968-9084 or by email at sgraham@tarleton.edu

Bachelor of Science in AGSD (Horticulture)

The newest AGSD option, Horticulture will be available in Fall 2014. 

For more information contact Ms. Manon Shockey at 254-968-9028 or shockey@tarleton.edu.

Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness (Agribusiness Management) 

The Agribusiness Management track includes courses that prepare students for entry-level positions in the retail/wholesale sectors with a focus of supporting the agricultural industry. Agribusiness careers can cross into a multitude of industries, e.g., farming, real estate, retail marketing, and food processing and investments.

For more information on this career opportunity contact Dr. Mark Yu at 254-968-9232 or email to yu@tarleton.edu.

Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness (Agricultural Economics) 

The Agricultural Economics track includes courses designed to prepare students for a career in the analytical or research sectors of production, marketing, finance, policy, natural resource economics and economic development.  It also is the preferred track for students preparing for graduate study.  

For more information on this career opportunity contact Dr. Frank Ewell at 254-968-9440 or email to ewell@tarleton.edu.

Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness (Dairy Business Management)

The Dairy Business Management track is industry-designed for students who plan a career in the sector of dairy operations and supporting infrastructure including input suppliers as well as the processing and distribution of dairy products. 

For more information on this career opportunity contact Dr. Ashley Lovell at 254-968-1984 or email to lovell@tarleton.edu.

Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness (Personal/Business Financial Planning) - Coming Soon

The newest concentration is Personal/Business Financial Planning - - to better meet the needs and interests of students, a career as a financial planner is listed as one of the twenty hottest professions.  The need for personal and small business financial planning expertise is greater than ever, for many often neglect personal and family financial planning. 

For more information on this career opportunity contact Dr. Ashley Lovell at 254-968-1984 or email to lovell@tarleton.edu.