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Associate in Science in Agriculture Degree

Why Study Agriculture?

Today’s agricultural landscape is changing dramatically with diversification in bio-technology, data management, plant and soil sciences, food science and production systems, animal science and nutrition and agri-business and marketing. Ancilla College of Marian University’s 2-year agriculture program prepares students to successfully integrate into a four-year agricultural university or go directly into a professional field. Ancilla College of Marian University agriculture students are introduced to agricultural business principles, animal science related systems, technology applications and food and biotechnology systems so they are prepared to work in various innovative agriculture related fields of employment.  

Career Options Include:

  • Agricultural communications and marketing
  • Soil science technician
  • Animal nutrition
  • Livestock management
  • Grain buyer
  • Farm or agriculture management
  • Supply chain management
  • Conservation Officer
  • Seed Technician
  • Farming Industry Analyst
  • Food Scientist
  • Commodities Trader

Sample Two-Year Plan of Study

Core Courses

  • Intro to Animal Agriculture
  • Soil Science & Crop Production
  • Business Analytics
  • Evolution & Ecology


Animal Science

  • Animal Nutrition
  • Capstone Experience
  • General Chemistry I w/Lab
  • General Chemistry II w/Lab
  • Principles of Management


  • Agriculture Economics
  • Elementary Applied Statistics

For more details, review our Undergraduate Course Catalog or download a sample two-year plan of study and agriculture course checklist.

Sample two-year plan and checklist

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Marian University's Ancilla College
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On July 1, 2021, Marian University has officially opened a new location on the former campus of Ancilla College in Plymouth, Indiana. In recognition of the shared missions and solely to honor the history of Ancilla College, the new location is named Marian University's Ancilla College.

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