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About the Burbank Agricultural Sciences (BAS) Program


    Do YOU...
    Enjoy science and nature classes?
    Want to work with plants, animals and fish?
    Like to plant vegetables?
    Want to be a veterinarian?

GROW your dream job by exploring careers in Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources. Burbank opened in 1937 on the site of a farm with a focus on agriculture education, specifically animal and vegetable production. Today you will learn how to create your own business, grow and sell vegetables, plants, and flowers and raise small animals such as goats, lambs, and pigs. You can earn college credit in high school and get a jump start on college and a career. Over 200 career opportunities exist within this pathway and they increase with advantages in technology. Many components of agriculture are involved in every part of our daily lives from the food we eat, to the clothes we wear and the air we breathe. Get involved and explore opportunities to make your world a greener place to live, work and play.

BAS Courses
The agriculture science courses in Texas recently underwent an extensive realignment and sequencing to better prepare students for the future.  The Burbank Agricultural Science Magnet Program (BAS) will offer courses in 3 different strands including Animal Science, Plant Science, and Agriculture Mechanics.

Download the documents below to view the descriptions of courses offered in each of the new systems.  Please give us a call if you have questions as to which system would be the best fit for you.

Animal Science Courses
Mechanical Systems Courses
Plant Systems Courses



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