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Here, you will gain the practical skills and real-world knowledge you need to succeed in your agriculture career

Programs

  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Agribusiness
  • Integrated Agribusiness (B.S.)/Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • In Person
Our agribusiness degree combines courses in animal science, business and ag economics to give you a strong foundation for a career in agribusiness.
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Agricultural Science and Leadership
  • In Person
The agricultural science and leadership degree will prepare you for employment as a high school ag teacher or in many other areas of the ag industry.
  • Master of Agriculture (M.Ag.) in Agriculture
  • Hybrid (Online and In Person)
The Master of Agriculture degree will help you start or advance your career by allowing you to focus on particular areas of the agriculture industry.
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Animal Science
  • In Person
The animal science degree will prepare you for employment in many different areas of the agriculture industry or to advance to graduate school.
  • Master of Science (M.S.) in Animal Science
  • In Person
The animal science master’s degree will help you be competitive in the job market by allowing you to focus on your choice of agriculture fields.
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Food Animal Science and Marketing
  • In Person
The food animal science and marketing degree prepares you for jobs in the meat and food science industry, focusing on products and food marketing.
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Natural Resource Management
  • In Person
A natural resource management degree will prepare you for careers in range management, resource conservation, wildlife biology and similar fields.

More Options

  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “I loved the agriculture program and knew I wanted to make Angelo State my home away from home.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Emily Richardson</strong>, Agricultural Science and Leadership, Class of 2026</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “Almost all of my professors have current hands on projects in their field that help you understand the real world side of the agriculture industry.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Jaelynn Page</strong>, Class of 2021, is majoring in agriculture science and leadership</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “In the Ag Department, there’s a lot more hands-on learning than most universities because of the smaller class sizes. You’re actually getting to interact and do things with the animals, do things on the ranch.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong><a href="/iamangelo/trevor.php">Trevor Schwartz</a></strong>, Agribusiness</p> </blockquote>

Around the Department

Agriculture is one of the largest and most varied career fields in the world. Your ASU degree is your ticket to join this exciting industry that produces our food supply, protects our natural resources, cares for our animals, and teaches future agriculture leaders.

Take a look at some other aspects of our department that make ASU an outstanding place to study agriculture.

Students prepare for a stock show.

Teams and Competitions

You can join our wool, meat and show teams to travel and compete against other universities. We also have intercollegiate quiz bowl teams for meat science and agricultural economics. Our Wool Judging Team, Meat Judging Team and Meat Science Quiz Bowl Team have all won national championships.

Dominic, the ASU mascot.

Student Organizations

Our Block and Bridle Club is one of the largest student groups on campus. Among their many activities, its members are in charge of Dominic, ASU’s live Rambouillet Ram mascot. Our Meat and Food Science Association caters various events to raise money for scholarships and research. Members of our RAMS organization travel the state recruiting future ag majors.

Students welding

Department of Agriculture Tours

Take a guided tour of the Angelo State campus and then visit the Management, Instruction and Research Center (our 6,000-acre ASU Ranch) to meet with our faculty and learn more about majors and academic opportunities within the Department of Agriculture.

Students displaying the Ram Hand

Living Learning Community

A section of our Plaza Verde residence hall is reserved for incoming freshman ag majors who will live on campus. Living with fellow ag majors will help you adjust to college life, make new friends and get involved.