Agriculture today is both a science and a business. Lamar Community College can help you stay ahead of the curve in this ever-changing and versatile industry. In LCC’s agriculture programs, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful when feeding and clothing generations to come.
LCC’s programs are challenging and rewarding experiences that allow students to earn a degree or certificate in a variety of fields within agriculture. Additionally, since LCC is located in an agricultural community, our program gives you the hands-on science and business skills you need to transfer to a four-year university or go directly into the industry.
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|Agriculture Business||A.S.||Degree Plan|
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|Animal Science||A.S.||Certificate Plan|
|Soil & Crop Sciences||A.S.||Certificate Plan|
|Veterinary Science||Certificate||Certificate Plan|
Associate of General Studies, Agriculture Transfer Emphasis
This degree prepares students who seek to gain knowledge in Agriculture and are considering transferring into four-year programs within Agricultural Business, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Extension, Agronomy, Animal Science, Equine Science, Farm and Ranch Management, Pre-vet, and Agricultural Communications.
Associate of Applied Science in Agriculture Production / Agri-Business
This degree is designed for the student whose career goals include direct involvement in production agriculture or agri-business as owner, operator, working manager, or partner. Students have the opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge needed to be successful in the agriculture industry. Students also focus on their emphasis areas through internships.
This one-year certificate allows students to focus solely on agriculture studies. It introduces students to the basics of animal science, agronomy and ag business.
Veterinary Science Certificate
- High school diploma or equivalent
Cost of Textbooks/Supplies
- Tuition based on total number of credits taken.
- The cost may vary from semester to semester.
Gainful Employment Information
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LCC’s ag program offered me hands-on experiences using real world scenarios that made learning fun and prepared me for the future. -Tom Straley
Agriculture Faculty, Department Chair