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The mission of the Agriculture Community and Natural Resources Department (ACNR) of the American Samoa Community College is to provide educational services in general agriculture, agribusiness, family and consumer sciences, and natural resources management.

ACNR currently offers Associate of Science Degree with an emphasis in these areas. Courses are designed to serve both full-time and part-time students including those who may wish to transfer to four year institutions. The department strives to provide a solid educational foundation that will enable the students to succeed in their academic and career goals.

To meet this mission, the department offers the following degree and certificate programs of studies:

ACNR offers the following courses.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the different career opportunities in Agriculture, Community & Natural Resources
  2. Understand the importance of Agriculture, Community & Natural Resources to the Samoan culture and the environment of American Samoa
  3. Apply the concepts and principles of science and technology needed for work in the field of Agriculture, Community & Natural Resources
  4. Utilize a knowledge base in Agriculture, Community & Natural Resources to adapt to social and economic changes and challenges



Community Advisory Council Chairperson and Faculty
Dr. Kristen Jensen Mrs. Pauline Tuitele McFall, Chairperson
Mr. Samuel Meleisea Dr. Michael Otto Hansell, Faculty
Ms. Leiema Hunt Mr. Ionatana L. Fasavalu, Faculty  
Mrs. Ianeta Ah Ping  
Dr. Ruth Matagi  
Mr. Larry Hirata