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Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Soil Resource Management, Credits: 21
  • Agroecology, Credits: 21
  • Crop Management, Credits: 20

About this Program

A program designed to help the student make important connections between the natural world and human activities through an interdisciplinary approach to agriculture. The students will learn about connections with the natural world, such as air, water, soil, and plant interactions, which will provide them with the knowledge base and technical proficiency needed to be successful with a career in agronomy.

Program Locations

  • Southwest Minnesota State University 56258

Labor Market Information

  • Soil and Plant Scientists

  • Median wage: $29.73/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

  • Median wage: $24.08/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • College Agricultural Sciences Teachers

  • Median wage: $93,648/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Southwest Minnesota State University
Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State St. Marshall, MN 56258 Toll-Free: (800) 642-0684 Local: (507) 537-6286 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: