Agriculture


Four semesters


Varies


$2,220.00


The Agriculture Department offers courses from a variety of agriculture fields of study including The Agricultural Industry, Agronomy, Introduction to Agricultural Economics, Introduction to Animal Science, Dairy Science, Horticulture, Livestock Evaluation, Marketing of Agriculture Products, and Wildlife Conservation and Management. Students are exposed to various situations, encompassing ideas and hands-on experience in the field of agriculture, and they are introduced to theories associated with profitable farm and ranch management. Upon completion of the Agriculture area of study at Cisco College, students will be prepared to transfer to a four-year institution to continue their agriculture studies. Detailed information for each course is located in Course Descriptions and all courses have been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for academic transfer.

Agriculture Department Fundraiser

The Agriculture Department hosted the annual Cisco College Invitational FFA CDE Contest on April 4th at the Cisco Campus. Events included: Cotton, Farm Business Management, Land, Homesite Evaluation, Entomology, Milk Quality, Range Plant ID, Range, Horse, Poultry, Veterinary Science, Wildlife, and Wool. You can view RESULTS ONLINE at: https://www.judgingcard.com/Results/Events.aspx?ID=6948

 

Intercollegiate Meat Judging Team

Intercollegiate Meat Judging Team


Full and partial scholarships are available. Students interested in Meat Judging should contact Brandi Terry.

 

Dual Credit

Cisco College is now offering dual credit, online and traditional agriculture courses. Agriculture Dual Credit is a great option for students seeking a fourth science, or for students pursuing a degree in Agriculture who would like to receive college credit while still in High School. Detailed information for Dual Credit can be found here.

 

Degrees & Certifications Offered

  • Associate of Arts Degree

Courses

See the Cisco College Catalog for course listings.

 

Target Jobs

  • Agribusiness Management
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources Communications
  • Resource Development and Management
  • Parks, Recreation and Tourism Resources
  • Packaging
  • Horticulture
  • Forestry
  • Food Science
  • Fisheries and Wildlife

Gainful Employment

Agriculture
Application Procedure
  1. Complete application to the college.
  2. Applicants may contact Brandi Terry, Agriculture Professor, for more information.
  3. Applicants may contact Debbie Baker, Division Chair, for more information.
Admission Requirements

Applicants for admission to this program must fulfill the general requirements for admission to the college.  The procedure for seeking admission to the college is as follows:

  1. Complete application to the college.
  2. Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  3. Talk to a counselor about testing.

Prospective students should also remember that acceptance by Cisco College does not guarantee admission into specific occupational programs. Additional factors considered for admission may be a satisfactory record in high school or college, placement tests and other criteria.

Agriculture Scholarship Form

Agriculture Scholarship recipients for this program must fulfill the general requirements for admission to the college. All Agriculture Scholarship recipients and amounts will be determined by Brandi Terry based on the student high school performance, Chapter Advisor recommendation, and financial need. General Agriculture Scholarships, Textbook Scholarships, and Meat Judging Team Scholarships are available.

The procedure for seeking Agriculture Scholarship to the college is as follows:

  1. Complete the Agriculture Scholarship Form
  2. The Education Record is to be completed by the Chapter Advisor and mailed separately by the Chapter Advisor.
  3. Mail the completed form to:
    • Cisco College Agriculture Department
      ATTN: Brandi Terry
      717 E. Industrial Blvd
      Abilene, Tx 79602