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Agricultural Technology Management and Education: Information Systems emphasis

Degree or Minor: 
Undergraduate Degree
Green Concentration: 
UA College: 
Agriculture & Life Sciences
Degree Type: 
Bachelor of Science
Degree/Minor Description: 

Through the Agricultural Tech Management and Education major students take courses in basic sciences, technical agriculture, teaching principles and techniques, and communication. Students learn how to communicate about issues in agriculture and learn about technologies and techniques that are working to improve the efficiency of agricultural practices. Students will also gain hands-on experience with welding, woodworking, electrical wiring, equipment operation and irrigation. Those who focus in Information Systems will learn how to effectively support agricultural operations, management, and decision-making processes.

Research Opportunities: 

Arizona Statistics Consulting Laboratory: The StatLab is a research facility that designs studies which are statistically efficient and scientifically practical. Research includes data analysis, practical interpretation of the results and development of new statistical methods to address problems in science and medicine. 

Environmental Research Laboratory: The ERL is a research facility that is part of the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science. It is used to improve the health, welfare and living standards of communities in desert areas through the application of appropriate and sustainable technologies. 

Biosphere 2: Biosphere 2 is owned by the University of Arizona and is an Earth systems science research facility that focuses on the Earth, its living systems, and sustainability. The facility is located in northern Tucson and serves as a center for research, outreach, and teaching. 

BIO5 Institute: The BIO5 Institute is at the leading edge of life sciences research, bringing together researchers from agriculture, medicine, pharmacy, basic science, and engineering. The main goal of BIO5 is to find bold solutions to complex, biology-based challenges affecting humanity.

Research Themes: 
Business and Economics
Food Systems and Security
Governance, Law, and Policy
Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing
Science Engagement