The Lassen Community College Agriculture program offers two different courses of study: one program designed to provide the student an Associate in Arts Degree and to facilitate transfer to a university campus and one program designed to provide the student with a very specific set of skills in areas such as general agriculture, animal science and plant science. The program offers an Associate in Arts Emphasis in Agriculture Sciences, an Associate in Science in Agriculture Science and Technology, Certificates of Accomplishment in Animal Science, Horsemanship, Agriculture Business, and Agricultural Science and Technology.
Students will study agriculture curriculum including:
- Agriculture business
- Plant Science
- Animal Science
Through the Agriculture program, students will have access to:
- A.I./Embryo Transfer classes which train students to be an A.I./Embryo Technician.
The Agriculture Department also sponsors the rodeo team that competes against other schools from California and Nevada in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association.
Agriculture is a vital component of our local, state, and national economies and offers many exciting employment opportunities such as in management, supervision, government, marketing, distribution, sales & service, nursery management, landscape design, teaching, contracting & maintenance, fertilizer & insecticide, application, retail/wholesale, and estimator.