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At a glance

Program Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Duration 4 Years
College College of Agriculture and Environmental Science
Department Agriculture Department
Campus VSU Alangalang Campus, Brgy. Binongto-an, Alangalang, Leyte
Majors Agricultural Extension

about the program

About the Program

The BSA Program is a four-year ladderized degree program focused entirely on plant and animal technology. The program aims to help students gain fundamental understanding of agricultural processes, types of equipment and tools used to grow plants, breed animals and maintain outdoor environments. It also teaches students practical and theoretical knowledge in crop and animal production, postharvest technology, pest management and agribusiness management.

The BSA Program has the following program objectives:

  • aims to educate students in scientific habit of thought and entrepreneurial skills
  • prepare them to be professionals with entry-level competencies in technical agriculture
  • emphasizes processes and techniques of identifying, diagnosing and analyzing problems 
  • designing, packaging and applying technologies needed in the development and conservation of agriculture and food system resources

This program is new to the college as it previously offered, the ladderized Diploma in Agricultural Technology - Bachelor of Agricultural Technology (DAT-BAT). The program is in its fourth year after it was first implemented in the college.


Program highlights

  • BSA program offers only one major – Agricultural Extension
  • Is composed of General Education Course(74 units), Fundamental Agriculture(49 units) and Core Courses(39 units) and Thesis or Practicum(6 units)
  • Total Number of Credits Units - 168 units
  • career opportunities
  • notable alumni
  • contact

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the this program can be employed as a:

  • Technical Assistants/Technologists
  • Teaching – Instructors and Professors
  • Research – Study Leaders/Research Assistants
  • Employed in Private Companies such as Seed Companies
  • Employed in Learning Sites/Farms as Farm Managers 
  • Entrepreneurs

Notable Alumni

The following Viscans who graduated in this program have made a name in their field:

  • ALEX ABORITA - FARM OWNER, Villaconzoilo Farm, DA-ATI Learning Site
  • Claudio Mesa


Agriculture Department
College of Agriculture and Environmental Science
Visayas State University
Brgy. Binongto-an, Alangalang, Leyte
Philippines 6517
Phone: 09192725394
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Facebook: fb.com/visayasstateu.alangalang

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