3 Questions You Should Ask
What can I do with a UK Sustainable Agriculture degree?
Our graduates manage farms, work in agriculture extension, work with community food-based non-profits and attend a number of graduate schools. As an individualized curriculum in the College of Agriculture, the SAG Program prepares students for a range of jobs. Advisors work closely with students to tailor their courses and internships to fit student’s career goals, balancing the breadth of the curriculum with depth in each student’s area of interest. Click here to learn more about the SAG curriculum.
What degrees do you offer?
Through UK’s SAG Undergraduate Degree Program, students can obtain a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Agriculture within the Individualized Programs track. Students in other majors can obtain a Minor in Sustainable Agriculture. UK’s SAG program is hands-on, featuring field-based coursework and an apprenticeship at the University of Kentucky Organic Farming Research and Education Unit, the home to our 150 member UK Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.
How do I join the Sustainable Agriculture Program?
The SAG Program is currently an Individualized Curriculum within the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture. If you are already a student at the University of Kentucky, you may contact the College of Agriculture Advising Resource Center for assistance in changing your major. If you are new to UK, you can join SAG by selecting the Individualized Program option within the College of Agriculture under the major selection area of your Admissions Application.
Clearly these aren't the only 3 questions you will have when choosing a program. This website is full of information about SAG, and should help you answer all of your questions. If there is anything about the program you can't find here, or you want to know whether it is right for you, Dr. Mark Williams or Dr. Krista Jacobsen are always happy to answer questions via email or telephone. Better yet, come for a visit! We love to show current and future students around our farm and discuss the program.