Accounting degrees open a world of possibilities in the job market. Every business, large or small, needs accountants to summarize the company’s operations and to communicate it to decision makers. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts this field will continue to grow at a faster rate than other fields. Accounting degrees also open up access to… Read More
Students who desire a career in businesses that are involved in agriculture should pursue a degree in agricultural business. This degree provides students with a core set of business classes while providing education in the basic principles of animal and plant sciences, preparing students for careers in the various aspects of agribusiness including agricultural… Read More
The agricultural education major is for the student who desires to teach agriculture in a school setting. State of the art facilities await students who choose the agricultural education major at SAU. After completing the general education requirements, students focus on courses in agriculture and education. Admission to the Teacher Education Program is required. The Results Students who complete all… Read More
The agricultural science major with an animal science option opens up a number of doors for students. State of the art facilities await students who choose the agriculture science major at SAU. Primary coursework includes a mixture of biology, farm management, and animal science – with selected courses in dairy, horse, beef, swine, and/or poultry production. Students… Read More
The associate of science program is designed to fulfill the needs of students desiring to prepare themselves for positions in a field of agriculture that does not necessarily require a bachelor’s degree.
Southern Arkansas University’s multi-faceted Agriculture program reflects the complexity of the vast industry providing food and fiber to the world. A degree in animal science with a plant science option provides students with a broad knowledge base to tackle real-world problems and immediately enter the workforce. Greenhouses, forage plots, horticulture, agronomy, and forestry plots provide students… Read More
Poultry is the leading agriculture industry in Arkansas, and SAU’s Poultry Science program will prepare students for careers in the ever-growing and changing industry. SAU’s Department of Agriculture already has a history of supplying the poultry industry with qualified employees, yet this new emphasis will provide students with more comprehensive and hands-on knowledge of the… Read More
Today’s veterinarian is a medically trained, scientifically-oriented professional, capable of rendering many services and accepting wide responsibilities in all areas of animal health and in many areas of public health. Such a challenging career stimulates the interest of students; therefore, the competition for vacancies in veterinary medicine is high. While most of the pre-veterinary medicine… Read More
Students who desire to take the basic classes in agriculture should consider this degree. It provides introductory knowledge in the Agricultural Businesses, Animal Sciences, and Plant Sciences.
Southern Arkansas University is NO LONGER accepting students into our undergraduate Athletic Training degree program as of December, 2019. Southern Arkansas University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program has been placed on Probation as of February 11, 2020, by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100,… Read More
SAU offers an optional 4+1 program for business majors that allows students to earn the BBA and MBA degrees simultaneously in five years. During the senior year, students can concurrently complete six graduate hours. By the end of the fourth year, students should complete 126 hours (120 undergraduate and 6 graduate hours). Students will then… Read More
The Marine Biology option prepares students for careers in marine science, including those in academia, state or federal management agencies, and private industry. Most students will take required marine science classes at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) located in Ocean Springs, MS. The Department of Biology provides students a core… Read More