Agriculture Curriculum

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School of Agriculture, Communities and the Environment Degree Programs
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Dr. Kirk PomperWelcome from the Dean

Hello! Thank you for your interest in the College of Agriculture, Community and the Sciences. Part of Kentucky State University’s historic 1890 Land Grant Program, the college offers two undergraduate degree opportunities, two graduate degree opportunities, and many certificates in career-specific topics.

The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Food, and Environment offers options in Agricultural Systems, Environmental Systems, Nutritional Sciences and Food Systems, Aquaculture Systems, and Agriculture Business.  The Agriculture Business program trains students in various aspects of business and management necessary for success in any agriculture-related business.  The Bachelor of Arts in Child Development and Family Relations prepares students for careers in early childhood development and family and consumer sciences.

At the graduate level, students can get a Masters in Environmental Studies or a Masters in Aquaculture/Aquatic Sciences.

Online classes are available, or join us in Frankfort and take advantage of Kentucky State University Ag’s 300-acre research farm, 307-acre Environmental Education and Research Center, and 14-acre Aquaculture Research Center. We encourage hands-on, experiential learning at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Interested? Set up a time to visit us. We’d love to meet you!

Kirk W. Pomper, Ph.D.
Interim Dean,
College of Agriculture, Community and the Sciences


The College of Agriculture, Community and the Sciences Academic Programs:

 

Undergraduate Programs:

Graduate Programs:

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Food & Environment
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Curriculum
Curriculum in print format
Course Descriptions
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Master of Science in Aquaculture & Aquatic Science
Curriculum
Course Descriptions
Brochure
Graduate Assistantships
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Bachelor of Arts in Childhood Development and Family Relations
Catalogue Description
Curriculum Guide
Course Descriptions
Brochure
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 Master of Science in Environmental Studies
Curriculum
Course Descriptions
Brochure
Research Assistantships
Admissions Information
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Undergraduate Certification Programs Online Master of Science in Environmental Studies
Capstone Mentors
Courses
Certifications
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Experiential Learning Opportunities in Agriculture: The Land Grant learning experience is supported by:
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Health Education
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • 4-H and Youth Development
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Small Farms
  • Community Resource Development
  • Agriculture Entrepreneurship
  • The 300-acre Environmental Education and Research Center
  • The 300-acre Harold R. Benson Research and Demonstration Farm
  • A 14-acre Aquaculture Research Center
  • An aquatic and environmental science vessel
  • Numerous research and demonstration laboratories and field stations

Program Contact:

Kirk W. Pomper, PhD
Director of Land Grant Programs
Co-op Extension Building
Room 217
Phone:(502) 597-5905
Email: kirk.pomper@kysu.edu

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