Education is becoming more and more important in today's agricultural industry. Farmers and ranchers need to be experts on plants and animals as well as computer literate, mechanically inclined and well-versed in business.
What will I learn?
Students in LCCC's Agricultural Business Program learn about animal care, sustainable practices, accounting and business management. The program allows students to study in LCCC’s state-of-the-art facilities and get hands on experience with livestock.
This program also includes general education courses necessary for continuing on at a four-year institution.
Associate of Science
An Agricultural Business degree is a versatile degree allowing a student to enter any sector of the food and fiber industry. The degree is taught in an applied sense allowing students to take concepts learned and apply them. Students will learn about resource and financial management as well as communication and livestock management.
Available at the Cheyenne main campus.
What can I do with this degree?
The Associate of Science, Agricultural Business is designed to allow students to pursue a bachelor's degree in Agricultural Business at a four-year institution.
Graduates may find jobs as:
Visit Career Coach for additional information about Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers.
Visit Career Coach for additional information about Farm and Home Management Educators.
Visit Career Coach for additional information about Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products.
Visit LCCC's Career Resources to find tools for selecting the right program for you and marketing yourself to future employers.
Students have to opportunity to participate in clubs like the livestock show team, livestock judging team, ranch horse team, block and bridle club, intercollegiate horse show association team and rodeo team in addition to industry field trips and internships.
Cost of Attendance
For general college expenses, students should view LCCC’s cost of attendance. Students in this program do not typically incur additional expenses.