Agriculture Cluster Sheet

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Degrees & Programs The world of agriculture offers boundless opportunities as the global demand for food, animal feed and energy continues to grow. Earning a degree in this field now can sow the seeds of your success later. In fact, the current student placement rate is this program is 100%. Choose from five Agriculture degree and training programs: • Agriculture Industry and Technology (Agronomy) • Agriculture, Technology and Natural Resources • Farm and Ranch Management (Agribusiness) • Farm and Ranch Management (Farm and Ranch) • Custom Applicator Certificate

Agriculture Industry and Technology (Agronomy)

BSC’s Agronomy program prepares you for a wide range of agronomy industry position within the field of agriculture. Comprehensive course work includes everything from crop science and agribusiness to soil science and precision farming. Students learn about the most up-to-date agricultural practices and precision technology; including guidance systems, handheld GPS systems, GIS software and variable rate fertilizer application. The program also requires participation in a cooperative education internship.

Agriculture, Technology and Natural Resources

This transfer program starts you on a path to a four-year degree in any agriculture major. Whether you decide to pursue Crop and Weed Science, Animal Science, Agribusiness, Agriculture Education, Precision Agriculture or more, students have a great start at

Bismarck State College. The curriculum includes general education courses and entry level agriculture courses for your major, which will transfer seamlessly within the NDUS system.

Farm and Ranch Management (Agribusiness)

If you’re interested in the business of supporting farms and ranches and planning to pursue an agribusiness management and/or sales-

related position, consider this option. BSC’s technology-infused curriculum will prepare you to face the challenges of today’s agricultural industries. You’ll study accounting, agricultural finance, marketing, precision farming, crop/soil science and livestock production. The

program also requires that you participate in a cooperative education internship.

Farm and Ranch Management (Farm and Ranch)

If you’re planning to manage a crop or livestock production operation, the Farm and Ranch Management option is tailored for you.

The curriculum focuses on technology to prepare you for success as a business manager of farms and ranches. Coursework includes accounting, agricultural finance, marketing, precision farming, crop/soil science and livestock production.

Custom Applicator Certificate

The Custom Applicator certificate of completion provides online instruction in precision agriculture, agronomy, fertility, and agriculture

math concepts. It also includes instruction required for industry certifications. This program culminates in an on-campus industry training

component where students receive hands-on training on applicator equipment operation and maintenance.

You might also be interested in: BSC Four-Year Transfer Programs

Agriculture, Technology, Food & Natural Resources A BSC Transfer Program provides you with the first two years of courses

towards your four-year degree and the credits easily transfer to a four-year college or university. Visit for the most current list of programs.

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