College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Location: Ag/IT, 903-886-5358

Dr. Randy Harp, Director
Dr. Jose Lopez, Interim Associate Director

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources offers a thesis and non-thesis option for the Master of Science in Agricultural Sciences.

Each graduate degree program in Agricultural Sciences is uniquely tailored to meet individual student interests, with research programs in Agribusiness, Agricultural and Family Education, Animal Science, Plant and Soil Science, Natural Resource Management, Wildlife, Equine Science, and Horticulture.  The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources includes state of the art laboratories and robust facilities appropriate for a wide range of experimental activities.

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources also supports a Transition to Teaching program for degreed professionals who wish to become certified to teach Agricultural Science and Technology or Family and Consumer Sciences in secondary schools. This program consists of graduate-level courses in agricultural and family education that focus on professional development competencies required for a successful career in teaching, as well as preparation for the Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES).  Courses may be applied to a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Sciences, provided the student is admitted to a degree program.  Individuals interested in Transition to Teaching should contact the department for specific information regarding admission.