The Agriculture program enriches the broad general education provided by Wilmington College with basic courses designed to prepare students either for graduate programs or for participation in the food systems industry. This includes production, processing, management, finance, marketing, research, and other varied professions.
For students entering with a two-year technical degree the Plant, Environmental, and Soil Science concentration provides a two-year route to a B.S. degree.
Students with a major in another area of study may declare a Minor in Agriculture in Agricultural Business, Agronomy, Animal Science, or Horticulture. Only one concentration may be chosen. Students majoring in Agriculture may NOT also minor in Equine Studies.
The Agricultural Business concentration combines agriculture courses with varied offerings in accounting, business administration, and economics.
The Agricultural Communications concentration is designed as a cross-curricular degree program that combines an agricultural science core with study and application in integrated communication.
The Agronomy concentration prepares students for agriculture professions in areas of soil science, crop science, agriculture biochemistry and basic research, as well as soil and water conservation.
The Animal Science concentration prepares students for career opportunities as herd managers, managers of livestock enterprises, field representatives of livestock enterprises, livestock buyers, or related meat industry positions.
The Plant, Environmental, and Soil Science concentration is designed for transfer students from Clark State Community College, Agricultural Technical Institute – The Ohio State University, and Southern State Community Colleges who have completed an Associate of Applied Science or a two-year technical degree in an area related to Agriculture, Horticulture, Natural Resources, or Environmental Studies with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0