Agriculture and Society, B.Sc. | Iowa State University | Ames, United States
48 months
Duration
26930 USD/year
25162 USD/year
8678 USD/year
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About

The Agriculture and Society degree at Iowa State University emphasizes the application of social science knowledge to issues related to agriculture and society. The interdisciplinary major draws largely on courses from sociology, political science and economics

Overview

The Agriculture and Society degree at Iowa State University main goal is to prepare students to become leaders in addressing complex issues related to the social and human dimensions of agriculture at both the local and global level. Students will learn social science concepts and skills to understand, analyze and communicate complex ideas, information and data related to agricultural systems.

Career:

Students will develop the necessary skills to become effective leaders with companies, local, national and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and government agencies that work on agricultural, food and environmental related issues. Graduates can work as public policy analysts, government relations, public relations, program analyst, program specialists, marketing, sales, agriculture, educators, and executive directors.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Orientation to Agriculture and Society
  • Rural Society in Transition
  • Transition in Agriculture
  • Population and Society
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Principles of Microeconomics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Iowa State operates on rolling admission. We strongly recommend that you apply at least six to eight weeks in advance.

Credits

128 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • ACT composite (or converted SAT) score x 3+
  • Cumulative GPA x 30
  • Number of years of high school core courses x 5
  • In addition to the high school course requirements listed above, students applying for admission to the College of Engineering must complete two years of a single foreign language. Students applying for admission to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences must complete a third year of social studies and two years of a single foreign language.
  • General Equivalency Diploma (GED) applicants are welcome to enroll at Iowa State University. The specific GED score requirements for admission depend upon when the GED test was taken.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    26930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13465 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    25162 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12581 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8678 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4339 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Ames

1158 - 1797 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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