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Agriculture - Individualized Curriculum, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (QS) Lexington-Fayette, KY, United States
With the Agriculture - Individualized Curriculum program at the University of Kentucky, you have the unique opportunity to customize your education and tailor it to a set of special interests.
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In the Agriculture - Individualized Curriculum program at the University of Kentucky, you can choose from the IP - Entomology, IP - Modern Agronomic Crop Production and IP - Sustainable Agriculture tracks.

IP - Entomology

The curriculum of this program offers both a strong, diverse core of entomological courses and the flexibility to make each student's experience unique through individualized research experiences, and selection of specialized coursework from other disciplines (agriculture sciences, biology, and chemisty). 

Because of the small size of this program, students will have many opportunities to develop one-on-one interactions with faculty and graduate students.  All students conduct independent research under a faculty mentor.  Most students have part-time employment opportunities in laboratories that allow their entomological skills to grow. 

Possible Careers 

  • Medical Entomologist
  • Conservation Biologist
  • Extension Agent or Specialise
  • Biology/Environmental Educator
  • Forensic Entomologist
  • Pest Management Professional
  • Research Scientist
  • Crop Consultant
  • Naturalist
  • Forest Entomologist

IP - Modern Agronomic Crop Production

Agronomists impact lives every day.  They produce and use plants for food, fiber, forage, fuel, and to enhance the human environment.  They promote conservation of our soil and water resources and all related services.  

Choosing to study agronomy is more than farming.  Whether you are interested in agriculture, pure science or even business, agronomy offers you the opportunity to pursue a career that will impact the planet. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro General Chemistry 
  • Elementary Calculus
  • Intro Inorganic, Organic & Biochemistry 
  • Intro to Rural Social Life 
  • Intro to Stat Reasoning 
  • Natural Science
  • Principles of Economics 
  • Fundamentals of Soil Science

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Complete UK International Application for Undergraduate Admission or Common Application
  • Application processing fee (non-refundable)
  • Copy of passport
  • Official transcripts in English
  • Bank Statement 
  • Submit Sponsor Guarantee Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30680 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30680 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12360 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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