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BSA animal Science student conducting his research at VSU Villaba’s goatery project.

At a glance

Program Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Duration 4 Years
College College of Agricultural Sciences
Department Department of Crop Science
Department of Animal Science
Campus VSU Villaba Campus, Brgy. Cagnocot, Villaba, Leyte
BSA animal Science student conducting his research at VSU Villaba’s goatery project.

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Forage area

About the Program

In 1975, the BSA program with majors in Agricultural Education and Associate in Agricultural Technology with majors in Agronomy and Animal Husbandry was first offered in Leyte National Agricultural College, now the VSU Villaba. In 1981-1982 the old curriculum was changed to Bachelor of Science in Agriculture major in Crop Science, Animal Science, Agricultural Education and Associate in Agricultural Technology, a ladderized curriculum to conform with the recommendation of the Technical Panel on Agricultural Education. In 2019, the majors were changed to Agronomy and Animal Science adopted from VSU Main Campus.

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


Program highlights

  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
    •  Agronomy
    • Animal Science
  • The BSA curriculum is based on competency standards for agriculture
  • It emphasizes carrying out the science, art, ethics, management and entrepreneurial business in production, processing and marketing of plants, animals and other organisms utilized for food, fiber, recreation, biomedicine, industrial and other purposes within the context of integrated and sustainable agricultural resource systems.
  • The curriculum’s total number of units is 171 wherein the student must take all the General Education Courses, Core Courses, Fundamental Courses, Practicum, Thesis and On the Job Training.
  • VSU Villaba Agriculture Career Opportunities
  • VSU Villaba Agriculture Notable Alumni
  • VSU Villaba Agriculture Contact

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the this program can be employed as a:

  • Researcher
  • Teacher
  • Farm Manager
  • Agriculturist and Food Technologist
  • Entrepreneur and business in agriculture
  • Agricultural Technician
  • Farming journalist
  • Agricultural consultant
  • Surveyor
  • Agricultural scientist
  • Farm worker
  • Farmer
  • Rancher
  • Swine production manager
  • Fruit and vegetable grower
  • Poultry Production manager
  • Organic crops grower
  • Agronomist
  • Animal scientist
  • Agricultural loan officer
  • Feed company manager and sales representative

Notable Alumni

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

  • RUTH SEGOVIA – Class of 2009– She is the first board passer of the Licensure Examination for Agriculturist.
  • JULS KING ANTHONY YOCTE - Class of 2014 - He is the Cum Laude of the BSA graduating class. And currently employed at Visayas State University Villaba.


Department of Teacher Education
Agricultural Sciences
Visayas State University
Brgy. Cagnocot, Villaba, Leyte
Philippines 6537
Phone: 09078309176
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (College of Agricultural Sciences)
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