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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Federal Officials Host Economic Development Events at North Carolina A&T

A trio of senior federal officials teamed up with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University to host a breakfast meeting for about 60 government and community leaders from around the state Friday for a discussion of opportunity zones and economic development in East Greensboro.

N.C. A&T Honors Deese at Naming Ceremony

The Student Center Ballroom at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has officially been renamed the Deese Ballroom. The university honored alumnus and benefactor Willie Deese ’77, Thursday, May 9, 2019, with a ceremony and reception bestowing his name upon the center’s ballroom, in recognition of his outstanding generosity and significant contributions to the entire campus community.

The Journey Toward the Degree: N.C. A&T Students Share Their Stories

More than 1,300 students will be awarded degrees from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Saturday, May 11, 2019, each student and degree unique and varied.