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Program Info


Stacy Dowd
Curriculum Chair, Natural Science
[email protected]
Smyrna Campus, MLA 210

Agriculture-Animal Science A.S. Tennessee Transfer Pathway

The Agriculture-Animal Science A.S. major prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution. Students will gain a basic understanding of the management, marketing, production and farming of livestock and crops. On ground courses for this program are currently offered at our Fayetteville campus and can be used as part of the Agricultural Science 2+2 program with Tennessee State University. For more information on this program please contact Lisa Sanders, Assistant Dean Fayetteville Campus. [email protected]

Practical Experience

Students will be introduced to the following:

  • Critical thinking
  • In-depth research and analysis
  • Interaction with students and instructors
  • Exposure to fascinating coursework, lectures and classroom interaction

Career Opportunities

Our Associate of Science Degree in Agriculture-Business qualifies you for transfer to any one of Tennessee's four-year college or university programs. Completion of a four-year baccalaureate program prepares you for further study toward a masters degree or higher in Agriculture-Business. Students who hold a higher degree and acquire necessary licensing could anticipate a career in any one of the following areas:

  • Animal scientist
  • Animal geneticist
  • Breeding technician
  • Farm owner
  • Livestock manager