The agriculture program prepares students with classes in the basic agricultural and foundation sciences: business and economics, education, communication, technology, agronomy, animal science, mechanics and horticulture.

Students may major in general agriculture or in the emphasis areas of agricultural communication, agricultural economics or agricultural education.

  • General Agriculture provides a breadth of content in animal, plant, and business aspects of the profession.
  • Agricultural Education focuses on the preparing agricultural teachers based upon the New Mexico Public Education competencies for career and technical educators.
  • Animal and Dairy Science allows students to choose from three areas of emphasis: production and management, range management, and pre-veterinary studies.
  • Pre-Forestry is available as a minor only. Please contact an advisor for more information.

Laboratories provide field experience in plant classification, plant physiology, plant pathology, soil science, weed science, entomology, metal work, buildings, power and machinery.

We emphasize community service through agricultural associations such as the FFA at the local, state and national levels.

College rodeo is offered through the agriculture faculty in collaboration with ENMU athletics.

View the degree plans for this program online.
Associate of Arts in Agriculture
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education
Bachelor of Science in Animal and Dairy Science with emphasis in Pre-Veterinary
Bachelor of Science in Animal and Dairy Science with emphasis in Production and Management

Degrees Offered: Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Science
Available as a major, minor or emphasis
New Mexico Licensure: 7–12


Terry Ervin
Dr. Stephen "Boot" Chumbley
Darron Smith