Want to make a difference in your community, state and nation? The Sustainable Agriculture program will enable you to have an impact by providing you with the entrepreneurial and technical skills necessary to manage a profitable, environmentally sound, community-based small farm or agricultural business.
Excellent local, regional and state employment opportunities. Work-Based Learning is required so that students are able to gain work experience and connect with industry leaders to enhance their future endeavors.
Opportunity to transfer to the University of Mount Olive to complete a Bachelors of Science in Agricultural Production Systems. Check out more details (PDF).
Employment: Examples of employment opportunities include farm manager/owner/ worker, organic gardener, or integrated management pest scout, and in retail/wholesale crop production, livestock production, vineyards, and related agriculture businesses and government or environmental agencies.
Salary: Entry-level salaries range from $24,000 to $36,000.
Tuition for students taking fewer than 16 semester hours is $76.00 per semester hour for in-state students and $268.00 per semester hour for out-of-state students. Students enrolled for six or more semester hours credit will be charged a $30 student activity fee and a $16 technology fee; those enrolled for less than six semester hours will be charged a $15 student activity fee and an $8 technology fee. No student activity will be charged during the Summer Term.
Department Chair, Agriculture and Natural Resources