Want a great start to a great job?
Major in Agriculture at SVCC
There is an average of 35,400 new U.S. graduates with a bachelor’s degree or higher in agriculture-related fields, 22,500 short of the jobs available annually.
There is a huge demand for recent college graduates with a degree in agricultural programs with an estimated 57,900 high-skilled job openings annually in the food, agriculture, renewable natural resources, and environment fields in the United States.
If you earn your degree in the agricultural fields, you can expect to have ample career opportunities.
Not only will you be likely to get well-paying jobs upon graduation, you will also have the satisfaction of working in a field that addresses some of the world's most pressing challenges.
Ag jobs include wide variety of industries related to:
- Food production
- Biomaterials and more
Through an intensive collaboration with local agriculture workforce professionals, and investigations into the potential impact to our area, Sauk has built an Ag program to meet diverse workforce needs throughout the Sauk Valley community.
“Sauk Ag offers general education and core agriculture requirements, such as soil science and plant science.”
You can choose between courses that emphasize one of two tracks—business or technical. The business track focuses on management, accounting, and economics, while the technical track focuses on welding, electrical, and mechanical systems.
Visit svcc.edu/ag to see program requirements for both the Agriculture and Agribusiness tracks.