Agriculture

Agriculture Department Fundraiser

The Cisco College Agriculture Department has fundraiser items for sale. All proceeds benefit the Agriculture Program and assist with Meat Judging Team Travel Expenses. Orders can be placed online and shipped to the Abilene Educational Center for free. Items delivered elsewhere will incur shipping. Thank you for investing in our program and for your part in inspiring our future industry leaders. We appreciate your support!

Orders will be DUE on the 15th of each month and delivered on the 30th of each month. You will be notified regarding pick-up time and location once items have been received by the Cisco College Agriculture Department. If you would like information regarding your order, please contact Brandi Terry.

Intercollegiate Meat Judging Team

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

Agriculture Department

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.  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.

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.

Degree Plan

Cisco College offers an Associate of Arts Degree in Agriculture.  Any student interested in pursuing an Associate of Arts Degree in Agriculture should use the Degree Plan provided as a guideline.  Courses offered by Cisco College are accredited courses and will transfer to universities as freshmen and sophomore level courses. 

For more information about the program contact Brandi Terry.

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