Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Degree: Urban Agriculture & Renewable Resources

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A Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree with a concentration in Urban Agriculture and Renewable Resources from the University of North Texas at Dallas provides students with an affordable degree plan which paves the way for a meaningful career in agriculture. Students pursuing the Urban Agriculture and Renewable Resources concentration gain valuable knowledge in the areas of critical thinking skills, community engagement and sustainability. UNT Dallas has partnered with El Centro College (Dallas County Community College District) to create a seamless transfer process. Visit their website for more information: https://dcccd.edu/agriculture.

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For more information, please contact urbanag@untdallas.edu

What is a BAAS degree in Urban Agriculture and Renewable Resources from UNT Dallas? 

Urban Agriculture and Renewable Resources is a new degree plan, which has a unique curriculum that gives students hands-on experiences in agriculture. The UNT Dallas degree plan is the only one in Dallas-Fort Wort that focuses on agriculture in an urban environment. The Urban Agriculture and Renewable Resources course work prepares students for careers that have a direct positive impact on peoples’ everyday lives. A Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree allows students to easily transfer credits from community college, which makes this an affordable pathway to pursue a bachelor’s degree at UNT Dallas.

Why earn a BAAS degree in Urban Agriculture and Renewable Resources from UNT Dallas?

The path to obtaining a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree with a concentration in Urban Agriculture is a meaningful and engaging experience. Students have access to a specialized STEM advisor to help them select the classes they need to be successful at UNT Dallas and in their future career. Students will receive instruction from expert professors with extensive experience in agriculture, and in courses designed to be hands-on. All courses include experiential learning opportunities such as internships and other real-world experiences that employers desire, while helping you to build professional networks.  

What career opportunities are available with a BAAS degree in Urban Agriculture and Renewable Resources from UNT Dallas?

Students who graduate with a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree with a concentration in Urban Agriculture and Renewable Resources at UNT Dallas will be prepared to enter a variety of meaningful and rewarding careers in the agriculture industry. The following are just a few of the opportunities available to UNT Dallas graduates:

  • Urban Agriculturalist
  • Farmers Market Employee
  • Public Health
  • Farm to Table Chef
  • Green House Management
  • Informal Educator