Program Level: Degrees, Pre-Majors/Transfer
Department: Agricultural Sciences
Institute: Science & Technology
College: PAC

What is the agriculture program?

The agriculture program is committed to providing strong academic preparation for those seeking careers in the diverse agricultural and natural resources management area. The Associate of Science program offers part of the core curriculum coursework needed to complete a Baccalaureate degree.

Agriculture Program Highlights

The Associate of Science with a concentration in Agriculture provides a solid academic background coupled with introductory courses in the various areas of the dynamic agricultural and the renewable natural resources industry. Jobs are available in several areas of agriculture including production, supply, processing and marketing, planning and managing renewable natural resources, and providing technical assistance to the agricultural industry. Palo Alto College has many opportunities available to aid in hands-on learning such as:

  • Agriculture Club
  • Agriculture Olympics
  • San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo
  • Collegiate livestock and horse judging competitions

Agriculture Career Areas

After earning an associate of science degree or certificate, you can work in a variety of careers including, but not limited to:

  • Agribusiness
  • Agriculture Education
  • Agronomy/Plant & Soil Science
  • Animal Science
  • Food Science 
  • Horticulture
  • Range & Wildlife Science
  • Meat Science
  • Wildlife Management
  • Equine Science


Degrees Offered



Dr. Sitakanta Mohanty
Department Chair

Sabine Hall (SABINE 101A)


Ty Chumbley
Lead Instructor

San Marcos Hall (SANMAR 107F)