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Joe W Autry Building

Joe W. Autry Agriculture Building

Department Head: Dr. Wayne Atchley

Department of Agricultural and Consumer Sciences

The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Sciences was created with the flexibility to design career programs for students. Individuals seeking knowledge in education, communications, and various humanistic interactions within all segments of the agricultural industry will find interest in the department’s offerings. Each program requires students to complete an internship related to their field of study prior to graduation.

The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Sciences administers the Bachelor of Science degree with the following degree programs and support areas:

B.S. Agricultural Services and Development

  • Teacher Certification Program (Agricultural Education)
  • Agricultural Communication
  • Agri-Industries & Agencies
  • Horticulture

B.S. Agribusiness

  • Agribusiness Management
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Personal and Small Business Financial Planning
  • Dairy Business Management

The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Sciences 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.