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At Penn State Berks, students can begin their academic career in any of the baccalaureate degree programs offered by Penn State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences. In addition, Penn State Berks College offers an Associate Degree in Agricultural Business with options in both food and Ornamental Horticulture, as well as a Food Technology Credit Certificate Program. Faculty members of the College of Agricultural Sciences advise students and teach undergraduate classes in food science, horticulture, soils, and agricultural economics at Penn State Berks.

Penn State Berks has an active Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Club which provides opportunities for student involvement.  The club sponsors social and cultural activities and field trips including service projects at local parks and recreation areas; visits to food manufacturing plants, dairy farms, veterinary clinics, and botanical gardens; camping trips, hiking, white water rafting, and canoe trips throughout the year.