With society’s renewed emphasis on food sources, agriculture is a popular field of study. Classes at North Arkansas College focus on current and modern techniques used in agriculture. You will be able to work hands-on in the college’s learning lab that includes a high tunnel and greenhouse. Courses are guaranteed to transfer if you enroll in specific classes per your selected degree plan. Members of the Northark Agri Club are eligible to receive scholarships through a unique points system. At the end of the year, points are added up and scholarships are awarded to the high point winners.
The Associate of Science in Agriculture is a transfer degree for the student who plans to major in an agricultural related field. Northark has agreements with the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and with Arkansas Tech University to offer students seamless options for transfer into specified agriculture majors or concentrations using the AS in Agriculture degree. Students planning to transfer into one of the specified majors/areas of concentrations at either of these transfer institutions should work closely with a Northark advisor to follow the prescribed selection of courses, and other requirements, needed for transfer into the program with junior level classification.
Trent Taylor, '15
Trent Taylor has three future goals — get his master's degree, find a successful job and live life to the fullest. Taylor earned his associate of science degree in agriculture from Northark.
Agriculture has been a part of Karlee Pruitt’s life since she was a little girl. Her father was the agriculture instructor at Bergman High School and her grandfather owned and operated a vegetable production garden.