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Agricultural Sciences

Blinn's Agricultural Sciences Program is the largest in the state offering a two-year associate degree in agriculture. Our associate degrees in agriculture and agricultural business transfer to the state's leading universities, including Texas A&M, Sam Houston State, and Tarleton State. We also offer a wide range of agricultural extracurriculars, including our nationally recognized livestock judging team, Ag Club, and Ag Mechanics Club.

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Degrees offered by the RELLIS Academic Alliance

Earn your bachelor's degree at Texas A&M-RELLIS in the heart of Aggieland

Degrees offered through the Blinn-SHSU Co-Enrollment Program

A co-enrollment partnership with Sam Houston State University

You can still register for spring classes!

Registration is still underway for spring second 8-week classes. For assistance, contact Academic Advising or call Enrollment Services at 979-830-4800. You also can schedule a tour of any of our six campuses!

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Program FAQ

The 60-credit-hour Associate of Science in Agriculture and Associate of Science in Agricultural Business are each designed to transfer toward agricultural bachelor's degrees at most universities. The AS in Agricultural Business specifically includes accounting and economics courses that are not required for the AS in Agriculture but may be added as electives.

For specific course descriptions, please see the College Catalog. Upcoming course schedules are available on our Course Schedule page.

Both degrees can be completed entirely on the Brenham and Bryan campuses. Additionally, some classes are available on the  RELLIS, Schulenburg, and Sealy campuses.

Texas A&M University

Blinn Agricultural Science students transfer to Texas A&M to pursue a variety of bachelor's degree programs, including agricultural science, animal science, ag leadership and development, ag communications, agricultural economics, agricultural systems management, horticulture, poultry science, rangeland ecology management, rangeland wildlife fish management, wildlife and fisheries science, and veterinary medicine.

Through an agreement with the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Blinn offers seamless pathways toward Texas A&M bachelor's degrees in agricultural economics, bioenvironmental sciences, poultry science, plant and environmental soil science, and horticulture. For more information, including degree plans, visit www.blinn.edu/agricultural-sciences/coals.html .

Sam Houston State University

Through a co-enrollment partnership in which you are simultaneously admitted to both Blinn and Sam Houston State, you can pursue your bachelor’s degree in agriculture or animal science from SHSU.

Blinn also offers traditional transfer pathways to Sam Houston State’s animal science program and pre-veterinary animal science program .

Other Universities

In addition to Texas A&M and Sam Houston State, Blinn courses transfer to bachelor's degree programs at universities across the nation, including Tarleton State. Speak to an academic advisor at your university of choice to see how Blinn credits will apply toward your specific degree plan.

Earning a degree in agriculture prepares you for a wide variety of job opportunities, including careers as an agronomist, farm manager, agricultural engineer, agricultural economist, agricultural educator, food scientist, agricultural sales representative, and environmental specialist. The field of agriculture is diverse and constantly evolving, so there are many different paths you can take based on your interests and strengths.

A list of AGRI courses is available here

Our Agricultural Sciences Program offers an unmatched selection of agricultural extracurriculars, including our nationally recognized livestock judging team, the Ag Club, and the Agricultural Mechanics Club.

Visit our Affordability Page to learn more about tuition and fee rates and financial aid opportunities, including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), scholarships, grants, veteran’s benefits, and payment plans.

Getting started at Blinn is easy using our easy-to-follow Steps to Apply page!

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Phone: 979-830-4043

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Getting started at Blinn is easy using our easy-to-follow Steps to Apply page!

Visit our Affordability Page to learn more about tuition and fee rates and financial aid opportunities, including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), scholarships, grants, veteran’s benefits, and payment plans.

For assistance in choosing the right courses for your college and career goals, contact an academic advisor.

Blinn offers a variety of resources to help you succeed, including our campus libraries, learning centers, writing centers, and tutoring services.

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