The associate degree in the agriculture sciences program will prepare you for a career in animal sciences, agronomy or horticulture. The agriculture department stresses strong academics combined with hands-on experience to excel in your chosen field. A lot of students who complete an Associate of Arts degree often go on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural science.

Program Highlights

  • Exceptional laboratories
  • Cooperating area farmers and ranchers
  • Experiential learning opportunities
  • High School Dual Enrollment opportunities
  • Engaged and friendly student body

Career Pathways

  • Industry or production agriculture

Organizations and Opportunities

As an ENMU student, you'll have the opportunity to participate in various campus and discipline-related organizations. You also may assist faculty on research projects, work in labs and participate in other related activities. The program sponsors Collegiate FFA that is open to all students.

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

ENMU is committed to helping you finance your education. More than 67% of our undergraduate students receive some sort of financial assistance. Additionally, you may be eligible to apply for funding assistance through programs designed to encourage underrepresented groups to participate in faculty-mentored research projects.

Admissions Scholarship Information

High School Courses

In New Mexico there are numerous dual enrollment opportunities for college credit that will apply to this degree.

Additional Degree Information

You can find additional information about the Associate of Arts in Agriculture degree, including the courses you will take when you're an agriculture major at Eastern.


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Assistant Professor
Agriculture and Technology
Office Location: Family and Consumer Sciences Building (FCS), Room 111
Phone: 575.562.2363