The Agriculture Science Associate of Science Degree is for students intending to pursue a Bachelor of Science in an agricultural subject. This AS degree includes courses in horticulture, animal science, agronomy, agricultural economics, and agricultural marketing. These courses will prepare students to further their educational and professional goals in the field of agriculture by providing an introductory knowledge of the agricultural industry.

This program is designed to transfer to a number of our Texas four-year universities. Please speak with your program chair for specific information.

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Effective Fall 2024

Semester I Credit Hours
EDUC 1300 Effective Learning: Strategies for College Success1 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
ENVR 1301 Introduction to Environmental Science 3
ENGL 1301 English Comp I 3
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics2 3



Semester II Credit Hours
ENGL 1302 English Comp II 3
CHEM 1311 General Chemistry+ 3
CHEM 1111 General Chemistry Lab+ 1
AGRI 1307 Agronomy 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
AGRI 2317 Introduction to Agricultural Economics3 3



Semester III Credit Hours
HIST 1301 US History I 3
GOVT 2305 United States Government 3
BIOL 1406 Cellular and Molecular Biology 4
AGRI 1415 Horticulture with Lab – OR
AGRI 1325 Marketing of Agricultural Products 3-4



Semester IV Credit Hours
PHIL 1301 Intro to Philosophy2 3
HIST 1302 US History II 3
GOVT 2306 Texas State and Local Government 3
ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation2 3
AGRI 1419 Introductory Animal Science 4




+ Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
1 All first time Austin Community College (ACC) students with fewer than 12 SCH of successful college credit must take EDUC 1300 in their first semester at ACC. All other students may select either EDUC 1300 or a SPCH course from the Component Area Option List of courses in the Core Curriculum list. See an advisor or a full-time faculty member in the Agriculture program for more information.
2 May select an alternate course from the appropriate section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
3AGRI 1325 can be substituted for AGRI 2317 if the student prefers to take AGRI 1325 in place of AGRI 2317.