- Students should demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of animal science, including reproduction, digestion, nutrition, and management of various livestock species, including cattle, sheep, goats, hogs, and horses. They will also gain hands-on experience with basic livestock processing, including vaccination, deworming, and castration.
- Students should demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of plant science, including cytology, physiology, reproduction, and taxonomy. They will also demonstrate an understanding of commercial crop production.
- Students should demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of agricultural economic principles, including supply and demand, elasticities, market structure, and production and resource use.
- Students should understand the various requirements for completing their bachelor’s degree depending on the transfer institution and how to utilize campus resources to complete their program successfully.
- Agriculture business
- Agriculture industry
- Food processing
- Extension service
- Financial agent
Costs & Fees
After completing an Associate of Science in agriculture, students can transfer to a four-year university and complete a bachelor's degree. Arkansas State University-Jonesboro (A-State) offers classes to help students obtain a Bachelor of Science in agriculture business without leaving the Beebe campus.