School of Agriculture

Agricultural Engineering Technology

Curriculum

What is Agricultural Engineering Technology?

Students apply engineering principles and technology to agricultural problems in the food and agricultural industries.

How can I use an Agricultural Engineering Technology Degree?

Graduates enter the following careers:

  • food and fiber handling
  • farm machinery sales and service
  • management of large mechanized farms
  • other areas of agricultural engineering technology

Agricultural Engineering Technology at TTU

Agricultural Engineering Technology combines agricultural, biological, and physical sciences with managerial and technical skills.Agriculture Engineering Technology provides basic training in engineering and agriculture. Students are prepared to solve problems related to agricultural production and processing systems and the management and conservation of agricultural land and water resources.

The Tech Farm is a 300-acre working, teaching and research farm located 3 miles from campus. Greenhouses, high-tunnels and organic operations are only part of the benefits of the horticultural living laboratory at Tech. The Tech Farm is also home to the Hyder-Burks Pavilion, which hosts multiple agricultural activities including The Home Show, the Tennessee Tech Garden Club Annual Plant Sale, and Farm Days.

See photos of activities below

Photo of Dr. Jim Baier, advisor for Agricultural Engineering Technology

Advisor:
Dr. Jim Baier

Email:
jbaier@tntech.edu

Phone:
931-372-3193

Surveying lab setup
Surveying lab setup
Rod men
Rod men
Taking measurements
Taking measurements
Processing sweet sorghum
Processing sweet sorghum
Pushing apples into cider mill
Pushing apples into cider mill
Collecting apple juice
Collecting apple juice