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Agriculture

(Science/Mathematics Division)

Total Credit Hours:
66-70
Program Type:
Associate of Science (Transfer)
Major Code:
0001
Courses Required:
   
Additional Information:
http://www.darton.edu/programs/scimath/programs/p-agricu.php    

Who is this program for?

The person who is interested in working in the field of agriculture would be interested in this program. Careers in Agriculture could include becoming a professional applicator, which would mean this person would be in charge of applying chemicals to a crop; a programmer, which would be in charge of planning and the computer workings within an agricultural business; a sales manager for any variety of items such as chemicals, seed, fertilizer, and other agricultural products; or a loan officer with a focus on agriculture.

What is this program about?

Students will take many science courses. The coursework will include a sequence in Chemistry, a sequence in Biology, at least one course each in math and computer science. Electives could include a sequence in Physics and/or a course in Organic Chemistry. The electives chosen could reflect the interest of the student and the planned job market. 

Where are the classes held?

Location Offered?
Albany Yes
Cordele Yes
Thomasville No
Colquitt No
Swainsboro No
Americus No
Channel 19 Yes
Online Yes

How are the classes offered?

Program Type Offered?
On Campus Only No
Hybrid Program Yes
Online Program No

A Hybrid Program is defined as a program containing a mixture of both online and on campus courses.
An Online Program is defined as a program that can be completed without having to set foot on campus.

When would I have the program completed by?

2 years plus the summer in between for the full time enrolled student

Why would or should I be interested in this program?

A degree in Agriculture opens many doors for students. Agriculture is a broad field of study, so students find many choices available and have the option of tailoring their personal interests to a specific area of specialization. Job opportunities can be as varied as working in a bank, as the agricultural loan officer; working in sales, promoting products for the farmer; or becoming a manager of an agricultural business.

Employment Opportunities?

Average Starting Salary?

Responsible Department: Science/Mathematics
Last Modified: July 23, 2007
Program Contact: Barbara J. McLendon
Contact: (see web representatives list)