Agriculture

Grow your knowledge by studying agriculture. You’ll explore sustainable and organic methods, plant science, field management, equipment maintenance and animal care.

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What is Agriculture?

For decades, agriculture has been associated with production of essential food crops. At present, agriculture above and beyond farming includes forestry, dairy, fruit cultivation, poultry, bee keeping, mushroom, arbitrary, small animal care, hemp production, etc. Today, processing, marketing and distribution of crops and livestock products, education and so many more are all acknowledged as part of current agriculture.

What are my career choices?

Graduates will seek job opportunities on commercial farms and businesses related to the agriculture industry. Positions are largely in commercial farming, family farming, farm supply, implement companies, landscaping and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

  • Agriculture
Choose from the following concentrations:
  • Agriculture Technology
  • Agriculture Business
  • Agriculture Education
  • Agronomy

Diploma

Certificate

  • Agriculture Technician
  • Agriculture Business
  • Agriculture Education
  • Agronomy

Additional Information

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

 

Program Contact

Chris Cummins
Agriculture
Program Coordinator
270.707.3894
ccummins0033@kctcs.edu