Bachelors Degree in Agriculture & Forestry

The general field of agriculture and forestry includes sciences related to the study of animal and plant life and the management of resources cultivated and produced in these environments.
Agriculture studies refer to the cultivation of soil for the growing of plants, fungi and animals, meant for human consumption and use. Agriculture studies deal with sub-fields such as agribusiness, agro-economics, agronomy, farming, animal husbandry, or agronomy.
Forestry refers to the study of forest ecosystems and their creation, management and conservation. Forestry students learn sustainable solutions to lumber usage, as a limited valuable resource. Studies include information about the harmful effects of human and non-human activities on forests and forest habitats.
Both disciplines focus on the management of resources, while conserving and protecting the natural environment. They make use of elements related to the fields of biology, physics, social sciences, as well as political and managerial sciences.
Careers in agriculture and forestry cover a wide range of occupations including: agricultural consultant, arboriculture expert, commercial horticulturist, ecologist, environmental consultant, farm manager, forest manager, land-based engineer, marine scientist, soil scientist.

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International Farm Management B.Sc. International Farm Management
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 1,951 per year
  • Non-EEA € 6,600 per year
  • 48 months

If you are interested in the development and growth of plants and animals, International Farm management is the way to go.

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Agricultural and Environmental Management Bachelor Agricultural and Environmental Management
  • Aug 2016
  • Non-EEA € 17,000 per year
  • 18 months

The programme consists of three semesters of twenty weeks each. The first two semesters consist of various mandatory business subjects and subjects related to your chosen study line. The mandatory subjects will give you basic knowledge about management, strategy, communication and sales.

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Horticulture & Business Management B.Sc. Horticulture & Business Management
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 1,951 per year
  • Non-EEA € 6,600 per year
  • 48 months

Horticulture & Business Management is your stepping stone into this dynamic, innovative and international business! It brings you all the knowledge and skills you need for a bright future in a wonderful green business. The curriculum is comprehensive with both technical and business subjects. You will discover the world of plants, including biology, cultivation techniques and refinement, and learn about the complete chain, from producer to consumer, with subjects that include business and farm economics, management, and marketing.

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Agriculture B.Sc. Agriculture
  • Jan 2017
  • Aug 2016
  • National $ 80 per module
  • International $ 440 per module
  • 48 months

The Agriculture Non-certification degree plan allows the student more freedom to choose which classes they would like to take due to the required 18 hours of Agricultural Electives. The Agriculture program is offered by West Texas A&M University

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General Agriculture B.Sc. General Agriculture
  • Dec 2016
  • Not specified
  • Not specified

The General Agriculture concentration is offered for students who do not wish to specialize or for those who would choose this program while deciding which field of specialization to enter.

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Forestry B.Sc. Forestry
  • Jan 2017
  • May 2016
  • Jun 2016
  • Jul 2016
  • Aug 2016
  • International $ 24,470 per year
  • Not specified

Kentucky boasts many forested areas with famous reputations, such as Natural Bridge, Red River Gorge, Daniel Boone National Forest, and Robinson Forest. Robinson Forest is one of the largest research and educational forests in the eastern United States. It is managed by the Department of Forestry, and as a forestry student at the University of Kentucky all of its resources will be available to you as a unique outdoor laboratory.

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Botany B.Sc. Botany
  • Jan 2017
  • Aug 2016
  • National $ 7,190 per year
  • International $ 7,190 per year
  • 48 months

In the biological sciences department from Humboldt State University, you can choose a major or minor in Biology, Botany, or Zoology. Students who major in Biology may elect to specialize in one of several emphases: Cellular/Molecular Biology, Ecology & Biodiversity, Environmental Biology, General Biology, Marine Biology, Microbiology, or Science Education (Life Science Teacher Preparation).

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Career and Technical Education B.Sc. Career and Technical Education
  • Jan 2017
  • May 2016
  • Jun 2016
  • Jul 2016
  • Aug 2016
  • International $ 24,470 per year
  • Not specified

The Career and Technical Education degree, from University of Kentucky, involves Agricultural Education and Family and Consumer Sciences Education. Students take courses in technical, education, and professional content.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Forestry Prep. Undergraduate Pathway in Forestry
  • Jan 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • National $ 29,900 per year
  • International $ 29,900 per year
  • 12 months

The Undergraduate Pathway in Forestry program, offered by INTO Oregon State University, leads to an OSU degree in Forestry, the science of developing, caring for and managing forests, as well as water, soil, wildlife, insects and all other natural resources within a forest ecosystem.

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Zoology B.Sc. Zoology
  • Jan 2017
  • Aug 2016
  • National $ 7,194 per year
  • International $ 7,194 per year
  • 48 months

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Integrative Animal Biology B.Sc. Integrative Animal Biology
  • Jan 2017
  • Aug 2016
  • National $ 6,410 per year
  • International $ 17,324 per year
  • 48 months

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Fisheries Biology B.Sc. Fisheries Biology
  • Jan 2017
  • Aug 2016
  • National $ 7,190 per year
  • International $ 7,190 per year
  • 48 months

The undergraduate Fisheries Biology program from Humboldt State University is one of the largest and best in the United States. We have graduates working with most state Fish and Game agencies, most federal agencies dealing with fish, and with numerous private companies and consulting firms. Our program is the only fisheries management type program in California, and one of only a few west of the Rocky Mountains.

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