Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (BSA) – Ladderized


·  Agronomy

·  Agricultural Economics

·  Agricultural Extension

·  Animal Science

·  Entomology

·  Farming Systems

·  Horticulture

·  Plant Pathology

·  Soil Science

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (BSA) Ladderized

  • Agronomy  – the science and technology of using plants for food, fuel, feed, and fiber.
  • Agricultural Economics – the application of the principles of economics to the production of crops and livestock.
  • Agricultural Extension  – the application of scientific research and new knowledge to agricultural practices through farmer education.
  • Animal Science– the agricultural practice of breeding and raising livestock.
  • Entomology – the scientific study of insects, a branch of arthropodology.
  • Farming Systems – refers to a population of individual farm systems that have broadly similar resource bases, enterprise patterns, household livelihoods and constraints, and for which similar development strategies and interventions would be appropriate.
  • Horticulture – the industry and science of plant propagation and cultivation, crop production, plant breeding and genetic engineering, plant biochemistry, and plant physiology.
  • Plant Pathology – the scientific study of plant diseases caused by pathogens (infectious diseases) and environmental conditions (physiological factors).
  • Soil Science – the study of soil as a natural resource on the surface of the earth including soil formation, classification and mapping; physical, chemical, biological, and fertility properties of soils; and these properties in relation to the use and management of soils.