Agricultural SciencesASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE, 60 CREDITS
Agribusiness and food science are one of Minnesota’s most important industries and provides a variety of related career opportunities. The programs at Riverland offer you opportunities to get the education and experiences needed to enter this growing field. Many agricultural and food science students go directly into the workforce after completing courses at Riverland, while others continue on with their education. Should you decide to transfer to a four-year college after completing your courses or program at Riverland Community College, there are several options available to you.
This degree program prepares students to work with agricultural industries such as food, fiber, and animal research, production, and processing; under supervision, conduct tests and experiments to improve yield and quality of crops or to increase the resistance of plants and animals to disease or insects.
NOTE: See a Riverland counselor for information on prerequisite and transfer of courses.Location: Austin
Course Plan: Four Semesters
Faculty: Nick Schiltz Dan Hoffman
For in-depth information including outcomes, program fees, course descriptions, and more please visit the Agricultural Sciences program page at riverland.edu.
Required Core Courses (17 credits)
MnTC General Education Courses (43 credits)