Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Career Pathway

High School Diploma


Associate's Degree/Certificate (1-2 years)


Bachelor's Degree (4 years)


    College Major Options


  • Natural Resource Conservation and Management
  • Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems
  • Agriculture and Food Systems
  • Natural Resource/Rangeland Ecology
  • Agriculture Production

    Career Options


  • Agriculture/Food Scientist
  • Agriculture Inspector
  • Forest and Conservation Workers
  • Commercial Fisher
  • Logger
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Water Treatment Plant Worker
Recommended High School Courses
    Agriculture Courses:

  • Introduction to Agriculture
  • Comprehensive Agriculture
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Agriculture Entrepreneurship
  • Horticulture
  • Animal Production/Science
  • Agriculture Business Management
  • Agriculture Leadership
  • Agriculture Mechanics
  • Natural Resource Management
    Other Valuable Courses:

  • Biology
  • Senior Year Math
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Chemistry
  • Intro to Business
  • Accounting
Recommended Dual Enrollment
    Agriculture Courses:

  • N/A
    Other Valuable Courses:

  • College Algebra (M121)
  • Technical Math (M111/114)
  • Intro to Communication (COMX111 or COMX115)
  • College Writing (WRIT101)
  • Technical Writing (WRIT121)
  • Welding (WLDG110/111)
  • Environmental Science (ENSCI105)
  • Chemistry (CHMY121/122)
  • Accounting (ACTG101)
  • Microeconomics (ECNS201)
  • Intro to Business (BGEN105)
  • Biology (BIOB130)
Postsecondary Options in the Montana University System
Dawson Community College Flathead Valley Community College Miles Community College Montana State University Bozeman MSU Northern Salish Kootenai College University of Montana University of Montana Western