Department of Agricultural and Consumer Sciences
Joe W. Autry Agriculture Building
Department Head: Dr. Rudy Tarpley
The Agricultural and Consumer Sciences (Formally: Agricultural Services and Development) Department, which includes a teacher certification program (Agricultural Education), has received state and national recognition by routinely leading the state of Texas and the nation in numbers of graduates certified to teach. The department also includes options in Agricultural Communication, Agri-Industries & Agencies, Agribusiness Management, Agricultural Economics, Dairy Business Management, Agribusiness Personal/Business Financial Planning, and Horticulture.