Do you like working with plants or animals?

Agriculture is an opportunity for students to learn about this essential global industry through the combination of hands-on and classroom learning activities. Students will be introduced to areas of Agriculture which include plant and soil science, horticultural science, agricultural business management, landscape management, greenhouse management, floral design, leadership, and careers in agriculture. Students interested in these fields can work in careers ranging from working in an innovative scientific laboratory to outdoors raising plants and animals.


Principles of Agriculture

Principles of Agriculture is a two-semester course that will cover the diversity of the agricultural industry and agribusiness concepts. Students will develop an understanding of the role of agriculture in the United States and globally. Topics covered in the course range from animals, plants, food, natural resources, ag power, structures and technology, and agribusiness.

Horticulture Science

Horticulture Science is a two-semester course that provides students with a background in the field of horticulture. Coursework includes hands-on activities that encourage students to investigate areas of horticulture as it relates to the biology and technology involved in the production, processing, and marketing of horticultural plants and products

Greenhouse and Soilless Production

Greenhouse and Soilless Production is a two-semester course that provides an overview of structural designs and uses of enclosed structures (greenhouses) to grow various plants and food. The course will focus on discussing different types of enclosed structures, management systems, and growing systems used to produce plants and food. The course will also present an overview of soilless growing systems.

Landscape and Turf Management

Landscape and Turf Management is a two-semester course that provides the student with an overview of the many career opportunities in the diverse field of landscape and turf management. Students are introduced to the procedures used in the planning and design of a landscape using current technology practices, the principles and procedures involved with landscape construction, the determination of maintenance schedules, communications, and management skills necessary in landscaping operations, and the care and use of equipment utilized by landscapers.