Health, Human, and Public Services: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Pathway

Pathway Summary: 

Careers in production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources.

Pathway Courses:

  • Level 1:  Intro to Sociology
  • Level 2:  Marine Biology
  • Level 3:  Anatomy & Physiology
  • Level 4:  S.T.E.M. and Human Development and Nutrition

See Program of Study and Career Pathways for Other Recommended Electives and Virtual Courses recommended for this pathway.


AP and Dual Enrollment (ECE) Credit Opportunities:

AP 2D Art and Design, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP European History, AP Physics (algebra-based), AP Psychology, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States Government & Politics, AP United States History, AP World History, UConn ECE Music Theory 1 and 2, UConn ECE Music Appreciation, UConn ECE Physics 1201Q, UConn ECE Physics 1202, UConn ECE French 5, UConn ECE Spanish 5, UConn Seminar in Writing through Literature

Recommended Clubs & Organizations:

  • Eco-Adventures and Archaeology Club
  • Future Business Leaders of America (FLBA)
  • Science Club
  • Math Team
  • Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

Key Business and Industry Partners:

  • Bushy Hill Nature Center

Future Careers:

HIGH-WAGE, HIGH-SKILL, HIGH-DEMAND CAREERS after Bachelors degree:   Soil and Plan Scientists, Biological Technicians, Natural Sciences Managers, Environmental Engineers

HIGH-WAGE, HIGH-SKILL, HIGH-DEMAND CAREERS after Associates degree:  Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Environmental Engineering Technician

HIGH-WAGE, HIGH-SKILL, HIGH-DEMAND CAREERS after high school:  Nonfarm Animal Caretakers, Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors, Water and Waste Water Treatment Plant and System Operators, Farm Workers and Laborers (crop, nursery, and greenhouse)


Industry Certifications Associate's Degrees Bachelor's Degrees

Veterinary Assistant:  264 hours

Clean Water Management:  26 credits

Environmental Science & Toxicology: 31 credits

Biotechnology:  22 credits

Horticulture:  29 credits

Landscape Design:  28 credits

Equine Veterinary Assistant:  23 credits





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Environmental Science



Environmental Engineering

Earth Science Education

Plant Science

Animal Science

Urban Forestry &  Arboriculture



Environmental Science

Environmental Chemistry

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Landscape Architecture

Environmental Engineering

Animal Science

Plant Science

Urban Forestry & Arboriculture

Conservation & Environmental Bio

Equine Studies

Coastal and Marine Science