California and the Central Valley lead the world and the nation in agricultural production. The scope and diversity of this broad industry is unparalleled anywhere else in the world.
As an Agriculture Major, students will explore this diverse industry through a variety of programs and courses. This diverse agricultural study provides students with entry level employment opportunities and skills along with the ability to transfer to a college or university to continue their studies in a wide variety of agricultural fields.
Areas of Study
- Agriculture Business
- Animal Science
- Crop Science
- Diesel Equipment Technology
- General Agriculture
- Horseshoeing (not currently offered)
- Horse Management (not currently offered)
- Landscape Horticulture
- Mechanized Agriculture
Courses are offered in each area ranging from introductory to specialty classes. Please take a look at our web pages to learn more about our programs, faculty, and division activities.
Agriculture & Industrial Technology Office
Mech Ag Building - Room 03
Merced Main Campus
Dean - Agriculture / Industrial Technology / Business (Area 3)
Area 3 Secretary - Agriculture & Industrial Technology
Faculty Contact Information
See Faculty & Staff page for listing.
Faculty & Staff in Our Agriculture & Industrial Technology Divisions, Aug. 2014
Seated L-R: Steve Bell, Fong Xiong, Chad Russell, Karen Wallace, Kim Donaher, Scott Brown,
Richard Orozco, Bill Walls, Bryan Tassey, Darol Fishman
Standing L-R: Andrew Ornelas, Paul Dunn, Chris Minor, James Thornburgh, Jason Handforth, Michael Weepers, Jeff Nagano, Aaron Gregory, Aaron Hamilton, Jaime Farao, Ramon Avila Jr.