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Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4985
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"What Can I Do With a Major in...Agriculture-Science?"

Why Major in Agriculture-Science?

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture-Science will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Explain how knowledge of scientific principles, economic theories and management concepts are applied in agricultural practices to produce food and fiber for society.
  • Describe how local, state, national and international policies and perspectives impact agriculture and food production throughout the world.
  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills in agricultural science classes
  • Demonstrate ability to analyze and solve agriculture problems individually and in groups.

Related Career Titles

Ag Business Technician Loan Manager
Appraiser Loan Officer
Commodity Trader Marketing Specialist
Consultant Public Relations Specialist
Credit Analysis Quality Control Technician
Farm Manager Records Technician
Field Service Technician Retail/Wholesale Salesperson
Finance/Banking Risk Management Consultant
Foreign Service Worker Sales Managers

Related Job Listing/Job Search Web Sites

Ag Career Spotter
NationJob Network - Agriculture Biotech Chemical Jobs
Capitol Impact
USM Jobs within Agriculture
Career Jet

Affiliated Organizations

American Agricultural Economics Association
Land Care Network
National FFA Organization
United States Department of Agriculture

UCM Student Organizations

Agriculture Ambassadors (UCM)
Agriculture Club (UCM)
Collegiate Farm Bureau (UCM)
Horticulture Club (UCM)
Delta Tau Alpha Honor Society (UCM)
Trap and Skeet Club

Four-Year Academic Plan

Agricultural Science Major (Area 1: Agribusiness Management), B.S. Degree
Agricultural Science Major (Area 2: Animal Science), B.S. Degree
Agricultural Science Major (Area 3: Agronomy), B.S. Degree
Agricultural Science Major (Area 4: Horticultural Science), B.S. Degree


The career paths listed are those which are commonly associated with this area of study and in no way does this site attempt to suggest that these are all of the career paths possible. Some of the career paths listed may require additional education, training, development, licenses and/or certifications. Listings of resources such as job listings, web links, professional organizations, library publications, and other information found on this page are believed to be accurate and true at the time published. The "What Can I Do With A Major In..." database is reviewed and updated every year in July. While no list is truly exhaustive, if you feel something should be added, deleted, changed or updated on this page, please contact the Career Services Center by e-mail at and an out-of-cycle change will be completed.

Who Can Help Me?

Jessica Johnson
Career Development Coordinator