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Agricultural and Food Systems, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #290 (BCR) Pullman, WA, United States
The Agricultural and Food Systems degree program, offered by the Washington State University, is an exciting, college-wide, interdisciplinary program that offers a Bachelor of Science degree.
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Overview

In each major, emphasis is placed on gaining a solid background in the agricultural sciences, including learning to work with and in the complexity of agriculture and food systems. All students take a core set of classes in order to develop a broad interdisciplinary background while also studying specific subjects that prepare graduates for their chosen fields. An internship related to the students focus area is included in these requirements.

At the Washington State University we offer a bachelor degree in Agricultural and Food Systems. Students are encouraged to participate as part-time employees in research programs and seek professional internships for applied learning experiences. Scholarships an financial aid are available based on ability, need, and interest.

Career Development

  • More than 52,000 annual jobs in food, agriculture and natural resources are expected to open during 2005-2010
  • Only 49,300 qualified graduates are available for these positions each year
  • Provides graduates with a vast amount of job opportunities in rewarding fields such as management and business, scientific and engineering specialties, education, communication, governmental services, and agriculture and forestry production
  • The job placement rate for graduates of WSU’s College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences is nearly 100 percent for graduates seeking employment in an area related to their major

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      120

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

There are five majors from which to choose:

  • Agricultural Technology and Production Management
  • Agricultural Education
  • Organic Agriculture Systems
  • Agricultural and Food Business Economics
  • Agriculture and Food Security

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • English Proficiency
  • WSU International Admissions will review your application for admission using unofficial copies of transcripts from the secondary and post-secondary schools you have attended
  • When you send transcripts to the International Undergraduate Admissions Office at Washington State University, we will complete the credential/transcript evaluation for you. This is an important part of the admission process
  • As part of your application, you will need to provide verification of financial support for at least one year of tuition and expenses. This support may be provided through any combination of personal or sponsored funds

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    12544 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12544 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12544 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12544 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5255 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5255 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pullman

  • 904 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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