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Agricultural Mechanization and Business, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Clemson, SC, United States
For many Americans, the mention of the word agriculture sends the imagination to a corn field with a tractor. But the Agricultural Mechanization and Business major at Clemson University turns that idea upside down and leads students into the innovative and international world of agriculture and agribusiness, combining sciences and related technologies with a background in business management.
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Overview

WHAT YOU'LL STUDY

The Agricultural Mechanization and Business curriculum at the Clemson University is based on a foundation of mechanical and power systems with classes in agricultural engineering technology, agricultural and basic sciences, and business management. You’ll take various courses that delve into soil and water conservation practices, drainage and irrigation, as well as other agricultural systems. Courses venture outside of the textbook to provide a real-world knowledge of what practices are common today and what can be expected as these industries continue to evolve.

In your first semester as a freshman, you’ll dive right into major-specific classes. Of the three you’ll take, one brings alumni back to campus to talk about their careers and help you understand potential career opportunities. In the Principles of Fabrication class, you’ll be familiarized with basic wood and metal fabrication methods and techniques. Finally, the Agricultural Applications of Technology course provides an overview of useful computer technologies and software for the industry.

Communication is becoming more and more important in today’s society, so to ensure that you are prepared to communicate effectively, your course load will include classes in the humanities, social sciences, English and public speaking.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mechanical Technology for Agriculture Education
  • Landscape Plants
  • Soils
  • Educational Psychology
  • Plant Propagation
  • Teaching Methods
  • Principles of Fabrication
  • General Biology
  • Agricultural Mechanization and Business
  • General Chemistry
  • Soil and Water Conservation
  • Electrical Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Applicants for both freshman and transfer admission must submit the following:

  • Application form with an application-processing fee, drawn from either a U.S. bank or a U.S. dollar account.
  • Scores from the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or American College Testing (ACT).
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores. English proficiency is measured through the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37128 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37128 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    15374 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15374 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Clemson

  • 1104 - 1930 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Grants:

  • The Federal Pell Grant is the largest federal student aid gift assistance program available to undergraduates.
  • The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant  is available to full-time, first-time undergraduates who have exceptional financial need.
  • The South Carolina Need-Based Grant is a program awarded to South Carolina residents demonstrating financial need.

Loans:

  • Federal Perkins Undergraduate Loan - Awards are made on the basis of financial need, with priority given to students demonstrating exceptional need.
  • Federal Graduate PLUS Loan - Students enrolled in graduate programs can apply. Students must enroll at least half-time (five hours) and maintain satisfactory academic progress. 

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