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agriculture and natural resources academy

Grow your future career from the ground up in the Agriculture and Natural Resources Career Academy.

Explore a range of careers that work with animals, plants and crops, and textiles or forestry. Whether you prefer being outdoors or in the office, you’ll find a career that fits your interests. Expand your skills in agriculture and conservation today. Your future is waiting!

Related Pathways: 

  • Agribusiness Systems
  • Animals Systems
  • Environmental Service Systems
  • Food Products and Processing Systems
  • Natural Resource Systems
  • Plant Systems
  • Power, Structure, and Technical Systems



Criteria for Academy Graduation

This academy has course requirements for both entry-level and intermediate-level. To meet the academy standards for graduation, you must successfully meet the requirements of five entry-level courses and two intermediate-level courses. Students may choose to pursue the recognition of Advanced Achievement. To successfully complete the Advanced Achievement recognition, students must successfully meet the requirements of:

  • Youth Skills Training Experience
  • Portfolio presentation

Students successfully completing these requirements will receive additional insignia to wear at the graduation ceremony. 

Explore the Academy Courses

Credits per term: 1

Prerequisite: Completion of Career Academy Course

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources Academy
  • Business, Management, and Administration Academy
  • Engineering, Manufacturing and Technology Academy
  • Health Science Academy
  • Human Services Academy
  • Information Systems, Communications and Art Academy
  • Youth Skills Training (YST)

Credits per term: 1 HS credit, potentially four (4) college credits

Prerequisite: Biology A/B and College in the Schools requirements

NCAA approved

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources Academy
  • College in the Schools (CIS)
  • Health Science Academy
  • Human Services Academy
  • Science