Agriscience and Environmental Systems (also offered at Tifton) - B.S.A.

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Degree & Major: Agriscience and Environmental Systems (also offered at Tifton) - B.S.A.
College Name: College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Contact:
Breanna Coursey
Admissions Counselor
Tifton Campus
bcoursey@uga.edu
(229) 386-3077

William K. Vencill
Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator
cropsoil@uga.edu
(706) 247-9890
   
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Degree Requirements

College-wide Requirements

University-wide Requirements

 
Description: The Agriscience and Environmental Systems major allows students to receive a UGA degree after completing the third and fourth year of their undergraduate program on the Tifton campus. The major, designed in partnership with ABAC, offers courses from faculty who are developing technologies to benefit the rural areas of our state and region. Students may transfer into the program from any other institution.
 
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Career Opportunities: Students will develop skills that will allow them to play major roles in economic development of rural areas in the southeastern United States.
Expectations
of Transfer Students:
The UGA faculty will offer the third and fourth years of the major in Tifton. The curriculum for the major has been designed in collaboration with ABAC, allowing a student to enroll in the ABAC transfer program and subsequently enroll at UGA. The special partnership will allow transfer students in the program to take required lower division courses at ABAC. However, the program welcomes students who qualify for UGA transfer from other institutions. A student may transfer into the program from any other institution.
Scholarships: Several scholarships are available to Agriscience and Environmental Systems majors through the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Information is available at www.uga.edu/discover.
Study Abroad: Agriculture and Ecology in Tropical America - Guatemala (odd-numbered years) Costa Rica (even-numbered years),Agriculture and Ecology of Tropical America - Pernambuco Brazil,International Agribusiness Marketing and Management: Focus on Mexico.
Internships: Students in this major will benefit from the opportunity to participate in internships with south Georgia companies that are successfully applying the latest technologies in agriculture and related fields. Students will learn principles and their application in the plant and animal sciences, in precision agriculture, in environmental sciences, and in added value of agricultural products, all in the context of agribusiness marketing and economic development.
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