Agriculture AS

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Associate's degree, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Agricultural Production Operations, General. 010301


The Associate of Science in Agriculture is designed to equip students with a broad knowledge of the
increasingly important area of agriculture. Students may choose an area of emphasis including
agriculture business, animal science, plant and soil science, or agriculture studies. The two-year
degree will prepare students for employment or transfer to a four-year institution. This is a 60-credit
hour degree. 


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


BLACK River Technical College (BRTC) - Pocahontas

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

1410 Highway 304 East, Pocahontas, Arkansas

Local WIB

5050 - Northeast

Name of Credential

Agriculture Associate of Science

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell, Scholarship, loan

Refund Policy

Refer to refund policy guidelines in Black River Technical College's 23-24 Course Catalog, on pages 47-49.

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


In-State/District Tuition

$6,120.00 $107 per credit hour

Other Fees

$3,960.00 Technology Fee - $25.00 per credit hour Student Activity Fee - $3.00 per credit hour Student Assessment Fee - $4.00 per credit hour Student Success Fee - $2.00 per credit hour Facilities Maintenance Fee - $12.00 per credit hour Distance Education Fee - $20.00 per credit hour Total fees per credit hour = $66.00 *Select courses and programs have additional fees assessed. *Distance Ed Fee only applies to CVN, Hybrid, or Online courses. *Fees are subject to change.

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$12,840.00 $214 per credit hour

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

11-9013.00Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$24.35 per hour

Provider Status



P.O. Box 468, 1410 Highway 304 East, Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455

Phone Number

(870) 248-4000

Fax Number

(870) 248-4100

Web Address

Last Updated

Oct 25, 2023


Jul 22, 2021


Oct 25, 2024

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