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Agriculture Program

Grinstead Building, Room 126
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4240
Email: Dr. Fanson Kidwaro, Chair

Degree Programs

Agriculture offers one programs at the bachelor's level and one minor. There are a variety of different opportunities available to students when choosing a career in agriculture business and agriculture technology. Job opportunity include agriculture business technicians, appraiser, commodity trader, consultant, quality control technician, animal scientist, harvest management biologist, and so on. Many more career opportunity, visit Career Services.

The undergraduate Agriculture-Business degree program combines the study of economic principles and the basic agricultural sciences. The program has four area of consintration: Area 1 Agribusiness Management (27 hours), Area 2 Animal Sciences (21 hours), Area 3 Crop and Social Scienc (21 hours), and Area 4 Horticultural Science ( 21 hours). The Agriculture minor (25 hours) is a minor for a bachelor's degree.

The University of Central Missouri has offered an agriculture program for more than a century. For many years the preparation of high school agriculture teachers was a primary focus of this program. Today, Agriculture provides a broad multi-disciplinary agriculture career preparation program with one major:

  • Agriculture-Business
    • Area 1 Agribuisness Management
    • Area 2 Animal Science
    • Area 3 Crop and Soil Science
    • Area 4 Horticultural Science