Agronomy

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 275 / program Foreign:$ 728 / program  
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Description

Agronomy is basic to food production and offers exciting careers to those interested in food, feed and fiber production. Agronomy is a broad discipline that encompasses soil, water, environmental, crop, range and weed sciences; plant breeding and genetics; and soil and water conservation.

Professional options

Careers:
  • Environmental consultant
  • Crop consultant
  • Soil and range conservationist
  • Plant breeder
  • Crop biotechnologist
  • Seed sales representative
  • Research scientist
  • Financial institution loan officer
  • Production agronomist
  • Farm service agent
  • Crop insurance adjuster
  • n Range manager

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline February (for scholarships), May (for Fall intake), October (for Spring intake) Tuition fee
  • USD 275 Module (National)
  • USD 728 Module (International)

*Tuition fee per credit hour

Start date January,August 2015 Credits 127 semester hours
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  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Courses
  • Expository Writing
  • Public Speaking IA
  • College Algebra
  • Crop Science
  • Soils
  • Computer Science
  • Chemistry
  • Organic/biochemistry
  • Principles of Biology or General Botany
  • Physics
  • Social sciences/humanities electives
  • Communications elective
All options except Soil and Environmental Science require:
  • Ag Orientation
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Agronomy Capstone
Options - Additional courses required for specific option
  • Business and Industry option
  • Consulting and Production option
  • Range Management option
  • Range Management option
  • Plant Science and Biotechnology option
  • Soil and Environmental Science option

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL iBT® test : 79

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Requirements

International admission:
  • Online international student undergraduate application
  • $80 USD application fee
  • A copy of your passport photo page
  • Affidavit of Financial Support (pdf) and bank statement
  • High school and university transcripts

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Alumni Study Travel Fund

    Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

  • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

    The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Kansas State University.

Funding

Many scholarships are available to students majoring in agronomy, and several are designated specifically for freshmen and transfer students. Approximately 50 students receive scholarship awards totaling more than $100,000 each year from the department.

Accreditation

K-State’s theatre program is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre, and it is the only accredited program in Kansas.
Kansas State University has been providing quality education to the residents of Kansas, the country and the world for the last 150 years.

Located in a community with nearly 60,000 people and more than 24,000 students, we are able to provide a safe and supportive environment for our students.

Kansas State University has 3 campus locations, two of which, Manhattan and Salina, have complete academic programs and on-campus housing. Olathe is the third and newest extension of the university, focusing on collaborating with industry and Kansas City K-12 schools.

Accreditation:

Kansas State University has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA) of Colleges and Schools since 1916.

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