Agricultural Studies

Agricultural Studies

The Associate of Science degree in Agricultural Studies is designed for adults working in an agricultural environment which restricts their opportunity to attend classes in the onsite bachelor’s degree program. The degree consists of 60 credit hours including 39 credit hours of Agricultural Studies courses, 18 credit hours of A.S. General Education requirements, and 3 elective credits.

The A.S. in Agricultural Studies is based on 60 credit hours.  Courses will be offered in 8-week sessions.  Two sessions would be offered each semester (16-weeks).  A student will need to earn a minimum 60 credit hours of which a minimum of 18 credit hours must be in General Studies. In order to complete prerequisite requirements for Agricultural Studies courses, students must complete BSC 1010 General Biology.


Program Mission and Outcomes

The mission of the Non-Traditional Education programs is to engage the Warner online community with a Christ-centered worldview and to prepare students/graduates for effective leadership and service, which supports the institutional mission of guiding individuals toward Christ-like character and intellectual maturity while equipping them to serve.  

Students majoring in Agricultural Studies will meet the following outcomes, which coordinate with Warner University’s mission to provide academic excellence in a Christian learning environment.

  1. Students will demonstrate academic competence in at least one functional area.
  2. Graduates of the Agricultural Studies program will be able to compete favorably with peers for employment and/or continued education.
  3. Students will evaluate ethical and social settings from a Christian perspective.

Program Highlights

  • All online courses
  • Professors with real-world experience
  • Outstanding faculty, diversity, and small student-to-professor ratio
  • Financial assistance and scholarships

Admission Requirements


Freshman Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet at least two of the three criteria to be admitted.

  1. Graduation from high school with academic rank in the upper half of their graduating class
  2. A high school grade point average of 2.25 or higher
  3. A composite score on the ACT of 18 or combined SAT I score of 940


Transfer Student Admission Requirements 

(24 or more hours.  Those with fewer than 24 hours are subject to Freshman Admission Requirements)

Must be in good academic and have at least a GPA of 2.0 or higher



Admission Process

  • Complete an  application.
  • Submit official transcripts from each college or university you have attended, if applicable, or supply a high school or GED transcript if there are no transferable college or university credits.
  • Applicants not meeting admissions requirements may appeal to the Admitting and Registration Committee.


The required Agricultural Studies courses in addition to the General Education requirements are:


AGS 1000Introduction to Agricultural Studies3
AGS 2001Intro to Plant Science3
AGS 2002Animal Science3
AGS 2020Plant Nutrition3
AGS 2030Agribusiness Management3
AGS 2031Small Animal Husbandry3
AGS 2075Agricultural Practicum6
AGS 2100Agronomy3
AGS 3010Animal Production3
AGS 3020Plant Production3
AGS xxxxAdditional Agricultural Electives6

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About Warner University

Warner University is a distinctly Christian university that strives to make a Christian liberal arts education accesible to all. We are committed to guiding individuals toward Christ-like character and intellectual maturity while equipping them to serve. We are located in beautiful Lake Wales, Florida, which is nearly the exact center of the Florida peninsula. We are just a short drive away from rapidly growing cities such as Lakeland and Winter Haven. At Warner we offer a variety of in-person and online degree plans. Choose Warner and answer God’s call, receiving an education that helps you pursue your dreams and grow closer to Christ.