Associate of Science in Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural engineering is that branch of engineering which is concerned with problems of agriculture that are engineering in nature. Agriculture of today and the future has and will have its emphasis on diversity, automation, efficiency, quality and abundant production.
The expansion in the field of agricultural engineering has created an increasing need for individuals trained as professionals in basic science, agricultural and engineering subjects. These professionals will be engaged in industry with machinery companies, feed manufacturers, electric power suppliers, building material suppliers, government service with the Soil Conservation Service, Agricultural Research Service, Agricultural Marketing Service, activities of the United States Department of Agriculture, teaching, research, or extension at colleges and universities, or self-employed as consultants, contractors, or sales engineers. A student who completes this curriculum will receive the Associate in Science degree.