Students may choose from four concentrations:
Natural Resources and Environmental Management (NREM)
Provides an enhanced background in resources conservation, hydrogeology, and water quality for students pursuing careers that require environmental training. This concentration is appropriate for students interested in developing skills to manage and solve problems in systems that impact our natural resources and the environment.
Precision Agriculture (PRAG)
Appropriate for students interested in developing skills in global positioning systems (GPS), geographical information systems (GIS), remote sensing, and digital mapping technologies. A few career paths for PRAG Technologists include: Precision Agriculture Specialist, Mapping/GIS Specialist, Crop Consulting and Equipment Test Engineer.
Enterprise Management (EMGT)
Appropriate for students interested in acquiring the skills to solve problems for a wide variety of systems, and to manage an agricultural or business enterprise. Students will get a broad foundation in the management of machine systems, electricity, soil and water conservation, precision agriculture, biorenewables and animal production systems.
Surveying and Geomatics (SGEO)
Provides students with the necessary prerequisites to begin a three-step process (academic training, supervised surveying experience, testing) to become a registered Land Surveyor in Mississippi. Employment opportunities for registered land surveyors in Mississippi are exceptional and include an extensive number of land surveying and engineering firms as well as local, state, and federal government agencies.