College of Agriculture and Technology
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURE (BSA)
The BSA Program emphasizes carrying out the science, art, ethics, management and entrepreneurial business in the production, processing and marketing of plants, animals and other organisms utilized for food, fiber, recreation, biomedicine, industrial and other purposes within the context of integrated and sustainable agriculture resource systems.
Agriculture covers six fields of study, namely: crop science; animal science; soil science; crop protection; economics and marketing; and agricultural extension and communication. In addition, BSA is closely related to the fields of agricultural engineering, agribusiness, agroforestry, animal science and animal husbandry.
The students completing the BSA program will be prepared for careers in a variety of professions namely: Research, Farm Management, Agriculture and Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and business in agriculture and Teaching.
(Source: CMO. No.14,s.2008)
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FOOD TECHNOLOGY (BSFT)
The BS Food Technology program focuses on a mix of pure and applied science, engineering, business and entrepreneurial skills. It aims to produce professionals who have the capacity to apply the science and technology and related fields of study in post-harvest handling, preparation, processing, packaging, storage, distribution and marketing of food to ensure food and nutrition security, safety, quality and environmental sustainability.
Career Opportunities: Quality Assurance Analyst; Quality Control Officer; GMP/HACCP/ISO Auditor; Sanitary Auditor; Food Research & Development Personnel; Food scientist; Food Microbiologist; Teacher/Instructor; Food Processor; and Entrepreneur
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology (BSIT) is a four-year degree program designed to equip students with the principles and methods of shop training and technology works. It provides students with knowledge in the manufacturing process, mechanical and electronic systems, production and operations management, and manufacturing facility planning and design.
The program has four (4) areas of specialization namely: electrical technology, mechanical technology, electronics technology and automotive technology.
Expected Jobs: Machinist; Electrician; Automotive Technician; Electronic Technician; Industrial Specialist; and Industrial Manager.
BACHELOR OF AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY (BAT)
The Bachelor of Agricultural Technology program aims to educate students in the scientific habit of thought, and entrepreneurial skills and prepare them to become professionals with entry-level competencies in technical agriculture. It emphasizes the processes and techniques of identifying, diagnosing and analyzing problems and in designing, packaging and applying technologies needed in the development and conservation of the agriculture and food system resources.
Program Career Path: Agricultural Technologist; Farm technician; Farm Manager; Researcher; Entrepreneurship; and Teaching.