College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

The College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) has a rich history of innovation and application of cutting-edge technology. From our pioneering Laboratory Animal Science and Landscape Architecture programs to our award-winning Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Research programs, our faculty and staff serve today's needs while keeping an eye on the future.

Since 1990, enrollment in the A&T College of Agriculture has increased by 75 percent. With programs and expertise in such areas as biotechnology, agricultural and biosystems engineering, natural resources management, waste management, and food microbiology, the A&T College of Agriculture grows concurrently with the demand for qualified graduates.  Our four academic departments are the  Department of Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Agriscience Education; the  Department of Animal Sciences; the  Department of Family and Consumer Sciences; and the  Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Design. Within these departments, students will find a myriad of opportunities for classroom learning, research and field work.

Through our Agricultural Research Program and our Cooperative Extension Program, we are able to research issues of importance to North Carolina and also provide research-based outreach training to citizens across the state and around the world. Also through these active programs, students will find a myriad of opportunities for classroom learning, research and field work

We encourage you to explore all the academic possibilities that help prepare you to enter the local and international agricultural industry.

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N.C. A&T Announces the 2019 Dowdy Scholars Cohort

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has announced its newest cohort of Lewis and Elizabeth Dowdy Scholars. These 24 academically talented freshmen will join the Aggie family as a part of the class of 2023.

N.C. A&T Announces the 2019 Cheatham-White Scholars Cohort

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has announced the newest cohort of Cheatham-White Scholarship recipients, who are among the highest-achieving students expected to enroll at this fall.

N.C. A&T Alumnus to be Enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame

Within North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s athletic history, Al Attles, Sr. ‘60 is one of the most successful athletes and alumni to ever play the sport of basketball. On Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, Attles and 11 other honorees will be enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.