Agriculture

So much more than cows and plows

Agriculture: We can't live without it!

As a student in CBC's Agriculture Program, you can explore the limitless opportunities available for a career in Ag. Courses are designed to provide you with a deeper understanding of the foundational science of modern agriculture. You will develop an ability to think critically and communicate through both spoken and written media.

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Degree Options:

This program provides the general and science education courses appropriate for students who are planning to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Food Systems degree at Washington State University. Student will be introduced to agricultural systems, animal science and crop growth & development. They learn skills that will get head start in a variety of agriculture setting.

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This program provides the general and science education courses appropriate for students who are planning are planning to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Field Crop Management at Washington State University. Student will be introduced to agricultural systems, animal science, and crop growth and development. 

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This program is designed for students who are interested in an agribusiness career. Students will learn about the fundamentals of accounting and economics paired with general agricultural concepts. They will explore the growing industry of agriculture in the Columbia Basin.

Career opportunities include:

  • Sales Representative
  • Farm/Ranch Managers
  • Store Managers
  • Crop Consultants
  • Field Personnel

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This program prepares students for a career in agricultural crop production, precision agriculture, and hydroponics and greenhouse management. Students will learn to identify and describe crop varieties, pests, diseases and weeds of the Pacific Northwest. They will gain skills in utilizing precision agriculture techniques in crop production and irrigation management.

Career opportunities include:

  • Field Personnel/ Specialist                                         
  • Agriculture Mechanic
  • Crop Consultant
  • Agricultural Technicians
  • Hydroponic Consultant
  • Greenhouse Manager
  • Precision Agriculture Technician

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This program is designed for students who are interested in an agribusiness career. Students will learn advanced skills and training in business operations, leadership and management. They also learn advanced accounting and financial management skills in agriculture setting.

Career opportunities include:

  • Production Manager                     
  • Crop Advisor
  • Greenhouse Manager
  • Farm/Ranch Manager                   
  • Sales Representative
  • Agronomists                                    
  • Precision Agriculture Specialists
  • Agriculture Educator and others!

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National Agriculture Award

Since Agriculture is such a broad discipline, you may also find courses listed under Agriculture (AG), Horticulture (HORT) or Agricultural Food Systems (AFS). Discover courses required for your degree pathway.


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  • Transfer Ready

    Choose from three transfer-ready two-year degrees in Agriculture to make a smooth transition to a four-year institution of your choice!

  • Job Ready

    Our Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management with an Agriculture Concentration will broaden your career opportunities by helping you learn management strategies and technologies specific to the ag industry.

  • Ready? Set. GO!

    The choice is yours - the Agriculture program at CBC is waiting to help you develop an appreciation and understanding of the social, economic and environmental significance of the soil-plant interface. Choose your agriculture program path today!

 

Agriculture: Providing a New Perspective

Careers in agriculture are vast and provide many opportunities in a wide range of fields. Do you want to design agricultural machinery components and equipment, sketch and propose new sites and systems, scout fields and recommend herbicides, or meet with customers or businesses? Come to CBC for the training you'll need for a rewarding career as a/an:

• Agribusiness Marketing Manager
• Production Manager
• Sales Representative
• Field Personnel
• Agronomist
• Agricultural Technicians
• Precision Agriculture Specialist
• Farm and Ranch Manager
• Agriculture Educator
• Greenhouse Manager

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