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- Ag enrollment up 18 percent at University of Arizona
- Global research
- Undergraduate majors
- At the University of Arizona’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, undergraduate enrollment has increased nearly 18 percent since 2008.
- In certain agricultural disciplines, there is 100 percent job placement among recent graduates.
- Some graduates are finding starting salaries at $40,000 and higher.
CALS undergraduate majors include: agribusiness economics and management, agricultural systems management (UA Yuma in coordination with Arizona Western College - AWC), agricultural technology management and education (UA Yuma with AWC), animal sciences, and bio-systems engineering.
Other majors include crop production (UA Yuma with AWC), environmental and water resource economics, environmental sciences, family studies and human development (also offered through UA Yuma with AWC), microbiology, natural resources, nutritional sciences, plant sciences, retailing and consumer sciences, sustainable plant systems, and veterinary science.
For more information, visit CALS Career and Academic Services at http://cals.arizona.edu/cas/, UA Yuma at http://rurallandscapes.extension.arizona.edu/, and AgDiscovery Camp at www.aphis.usda.gov/agdiscovery.
For more information, contact Joy Winzerling at (520) 621-3612 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
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