The two-year transfer program in Department of Agriculture is designed to provide the basic courses in general education and agriculture to students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree at a university. Students who plan to major in the Agriculture Education, Animal Sciences, Agri-Business, Horticulture, and Veterinary Medicine should contact an academic advisor.
Areas of Study
- Ranch & Land Management
The mission of the Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources at Panola College is to provide students with general core curriculum and skills necessary for transfer to a university.
The objective of the Agriculture & Natural Resources program is to provide students with practical and educational experiences in animal science, beef cattle production, pasture management, livestock business, animal nutrition, land management, and computer applications specific to agriculture.
According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (accessed 3/22/20), employment of agricultural and food scientists is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028. Advances in technology and scientific knowledge related to food production will require greater control of production and processing activities, increasing demand for these workers.