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Our Associate of Science in Agriculture program provides fertile ground for those seeking to sow the seeds of higher education at a four-year institution or enter a fruitful career in the agriculture industry after graduation.

Program Details

Rooted in the lush agricultural landscape of the Upper Texas Gulf Coast, our program sets us apart from other agriculture colleges in Texas, offering you the chance to grow and thrive in the dynamic world of agriculture. Learn more about our Agriculture program and find course descriptions in the WCJC Catalog.
Our Associate of Science degree in Agriculture program provides a solid foundation in the principles and practices of modern agriculture. You'll gain hands-on experience and practical knowledge in farming, ranching, and agribusiness while benefiting from our unique location in one of the nation's most diverse and thriving agricultural regions. Designed for seamless transfer to four-year institutions in Texas, our program ensures you're prepared for success in any agriculture-focused baccalaureate degree.

Graduates of our agriculture program will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in a variety of agriculture-related careers. Opportunities abound with an agriculture degree in Texas through farming, ranching, agribusiness management, agricultural consulting, and more. 

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Meet the Faculty

Our exceptional faculty of experienced professionals are passionate about agriculture and committed to your success.

Sean Amestoy

Agriculture Coordinator/Instructor & Rodeo Coach

Mr. Amestoy has been an Agriculture instructor at Wharton County Junior College since 1997. He earned his B.S. degree in Agricultural Business from Tarleton State University in 1989. His M.S. degree in General Agriculture is from Sam Houston State University. Since he began teaching at Wharton County Junior College, he has taught many different agriculture courses; some of which include Animal Science, Horticulture, Food Science, Agronomy, and Agriculture Construction. In conjunction with his teaching load, he is also the Head Rodeo Coach at Wharton County Junior College.

Office: Wharton Campus, LaDieu 113B
Phone: (979) 532-6453

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