Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering (BSAE)program is designed to produce graduates who possess knowledge and skills in the application of engineering principles for the production, processing, handling and storage of food, fiber and materials of biological origin. The graduates are expected to understand and apply engineering principles particularly in the solution of problems concerning irrigation and drainage of agricultural land, soil erosion control, planning of agricultural buildings, agricultural waste management and the development of labor and energy-saving agricultural equipment and systems. (Commission on Higher Education Memorandum Circular 37 series of 2007)

The BSAE is offered at the Abucay Campus, being the agricultural campus of the University.

Program Objectives

  • Train students in the application of engineering principles particularly in the solution of problems related to agro-industrial development;
  • Prepare them to become professionals with entry-level competencies;
  • Develop appreciation in the students, of the potentials of an agricultural engineering business enterprise;
  • Instil in the students a concern for the preservation and protection of the natural environment; and
  • prepare students for advanced studies.

Career Opportunities

  • Agricultural Engineer
  • Irrigation or Drainage Engineer
  • Designer and Manager of production and post-production facilities
  • Designer/Manufacturer of Agricultural Machinery
  • Researcher
  • Extension Worker
  • Instructor/Professor
  • Businessman/Entrepreneur
  • Project Manager
  • Project Consultant
  • Sales Engineer
  • Farm Manager
  • Municipal/Provincial Planner
  • Other Emerging Professions