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Northwest Missouri State University


Ag technology (Photo by Darren Whitley)

B.S. Agriculture Science

Agricultural science prepares students for a wide variety of positions in agriculture and agriculturally-related occupations, as well as farm operations.

Degree Courses

B.S. Degree; no minor required

Suggested Four-Year Plan

Required Courses

  • Introductory Agricultural Economics
  • Plant Science
  • Animal Science
  • Soils
  • Seminar
  • Electives (see below)

Advisor approved electives (a minimum of 9 hours in at least three areas)

  • agricultural economics
  • agricultural mechanization
  • agricultural education
  • agronomy
  • animal science
  • horticulture

Directed General Education Requirements

  • General Chemistry and Laboratory
  • College Algebra

Career and Internship Opportunities