Propspective Students

The Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Human Ecology is geared to prepare students for the career of their dreams. For animal lovers, there’s an animal science program where our professors and research scientists will help you explore the study of animal genetics. With access to more than 700 acres of farmland right on campus, students will graduate with the hands-on experience needed to succeed. Nutrition, food science and dietetics is also covered and students who want to become park rangers, veterinarians, food inspectors, dietitians, government officials, business owners, county agents, fashion designers, ranchers and many other positions can get the education and experience they need.

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Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Human Ecology
Agriculture and Business Multipurpose Building
805 A.G. Cleaver Street
Prairie View, TX 77446
T: (936) 261-2540
F: (936) 261-2501
E: kwaddo@pvamu.edu

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Scholarships

We offer various scholarships during the year to assist in offsetting tuition expenses including the annual CAHS Scholarship.

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Employment and Internships

Internships provide an invaluable work experience and preparation for your career.

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Student Organizations

Joining a student organization is a part of college experience and can have life-long benefits.

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Other Opportunities

Earn hours volunteering within the college, enroll for the summer Travel Abroad programs and more.

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Upcoming Events

Summer JumpStart Program

July 8 @ 8:00 am - August 6 @ 5:00 pm

2018 Youth Leadership Laboratory

July 24 @ 8:00 am - July 27 @ 5:00 pm

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PVAMU Agricultural Research Serves USAID Farmer to Farmer Program in Gujarat, India

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