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Agricultural Science: AS

Department: School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education
College: College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Agricultural Science

Residents in all areas with in Utah can benefit from a degree program focused on helping graduates learn to design and apply technologies to guide the ethical use of land, food, water, and economic resources thereby improving the health and well-being of humans, plants, animals and the environment.  The Associate of Science in Agricultural Science degree will train students for growing jobs in agriculture, and prepare them for transfer to a university to complete a bachelor’s degree in the College of Agriculture & Applied Sciences.

The associate degree integrates breadth of knowledge and applied learning in agriculture and natural sciences. Students will choose from general education, agricultural science, and general elective courses. Courses will be offered through a combination of online, IVC broadcast and face-to-face formats. Assessment will employ distance education techniques, including but not limited to, online testing, proctored examinations, and individual project portfolios. Upon completion, students will have entry level knowledge of agricultural science and be prepared to start a career in the diverse agricultural industry or enter a four-year degree program.


  • AS - Logan, Beaver, Bicknell, Blanding (USU Eastern), Brigham City, Castle Dale, Cedar City, Cortez, Delta, Ephraim, Grantsville, Heber City, Ignacio, Junction, Kanab, Kaysville, Milford, Moab, Montezuma Creek, Monticello, Monument Valley, Nephi, Orem, Panguitch, Park City, Price (USU Eastern), Randolph, Richfield, Roosevelt (Uintah Basin), Salt Lake, St George, Tooele, Tremonton, Vernal (Uintah Basin), Wendover

Prepares students for entry-level positions in food sales, food management, food production, agriculture, farm operation or agricultural supply sales. Also, leads toward a Bachelor Degree at Logan Main Campus in the College of Agriculture & Applied Sciences.

Admissions Requirements

  • 2.0 Cum GPA or above

Advising

Lisa Allen
Advisor
Office: AGRS 416
Phone: (435) 797-0454
Email: lisa.allen@usu.edu

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Misty Balls
Office: AGRS 420
Phone: (435) 797-7091
Email: misty.balls@usu.edu

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Pamela George
Advisor
Office: AGRS 417
Phone: (435) 797-9245
Email: pam.george@usu.edu

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Tami Spackman
Advisor
Office: AGRS 419
Phone: (435) 797-2150
Email: tami.spackman@usu.edu

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Debbie Waite
Advisor
Office: AGRS 418
Phone: (435) 797-3096
Email: debbie.waite@usu.edu

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Marci Chidester
Office: AGRS 417/ASTE 103
Phone: (435) 797-8434
Email: marci.chidester@usu.edu

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