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Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Agriculture, A.S. (Cumberland)


The two-year transfer program in Agriculture is designed to provide the basic courses in general education and agriculture to students who plan to complete a bachelor's degree at a

university. Agriculture scientists work in private and government industries in such fields as agricultural engineering, agronomy, animal breeding and genetics, forestry, nutrition, plant breeding, horticulture, soil science, and wildlife science.

Program Goals

Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:

• Apply the knowledge of anatomy and physiology of vascular plants

• Apply the principles of the general sciences towards the production and

maintenance of a variety of plants

• Select an appropriate medium or site selection for a variety of agricultural


  • • Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources.
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.

When you Graduate

AS programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors at four-year colleges and universities. Cumberland graduates have obtained bachelor's and beyond from every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America.

Cumberland has transfer agreements with a number of four-year colleges and universities.

As a graduate of a fully accredited community college, your coursework will be received with full credit transfer at most state colleges, public and private universities across the country. The NJ Lampitt bill passed in 2008 by the NJ State legislature assures seamless transfer of

credits toward junior standing at NJ state colleges and universities. This program prepares students to continue their education at a four-year college or university in fields such as

agriculture production, agribusiness, resource management, and environmental sustainability.

Career Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Greenhouse production, nursery production, orchard and garden center

management, or sales for retail and wholesale companies.

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.