Agriculture

Program updates are in progress, please refer to the 2016-2017 course catalog (PDF) for program information.


Students who are interested in studying agriculture at LCCC can choose from four degrees – Agribusiness Technology, Agriculture: Business Concentration, Agriculture: Animal Science Concentration and Agriculture Production Technology.

Each degree offers students the chance to study in LCCC’s state-of-the-art facilities and get hands on experience with livestock.

Agriculture Degrees

Associate of Applied Science

This program of study leads to an Associate of Applied Science degree which is designed for students who wish to complete two years of school and transfer to the workforce. Agribusiness includes all agriculture-related occupations other than production agriculture, and offers the widest range of employment opportunities.

Associate of Science

The Associate of Science, Agriculture – Agriculture Business Concentration is designed to allow students to pursue a bachelor's degree in Agriculture Business at a university. An Agriculture Business degree is a versatile degree allowing a student to enter any sector of the food and fiber industry. The degree is taught in an applied sense allowing students to take concepts learned and apply them in their chosen career.

Program Articulation

This degree program is a 2+2 articulation with the University of Wyoming. If a student completes the Agriculture Business Concentration at Laramie County Community College, and completes the courses outlines at the University of Wyoming, they can graduate in four total years with a Bachelor of Agriculture Business or Farm and Ranch Management degree.

Associate of Science

The Associate of Science, Agriculture – Animal Science Concentration is designed to allow students to pursue a bachelor's degree in Animal Science at a university. An Animal Science degree allows students to pursue a career in many facets of the livestock production industry.

Program Articulation

This program is a 2+2 articulation with the University of Wyoming. If a student completes the Agriculture: Animal Science Concentration at Laramie County Community College, and completes the courses outlined at the University of Wyoming, the student can graduate in four total years with a Bachelor of Animal Science Livestock Production Options degree.

Associate of Applied Science

This program of study is designed for the student who wants to return to or become employable on a farm or ranch. The program will prepare the student for employment in the following areas: farm or ranch foreman or manager, herdsman, feedlot manager, or a job with an agriculture-related industry.

The student's background and experience will be evaluated to determine the exact courses that should be pursued in the development of a personal program for an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Cattle showing

  • Calf Class at LCCC
  • Calf Class at LCCC
  • Cattle Showing
  • Calf Class at LCCC
  • Calf Class at LCCC

Cost of Attendance

For general college expense, students view LCCC’s tuition and fees Web page. Students in this program do not typically incur additional expenses.

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