Discover our 17 majors and 23 minors, and learn about student life in the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences.
In the Media: Job Outlook for Ag Sciences Students
Colleges See Higher Demand for Degrees in Agriculture
According to USA TODAY, enrollment is booming at many colleges of agriculture, as students flock to study subjects they feel offer a clear path to a job on graduation.
Student Stories - "Experience Ag Sciences"
Breaking the mold: Female turfgrass student sees only opportunity
October 2, 2015As the only female Turfgrass Science major at Penn State’s University Park campus, junior Devon Carroll is enjoying being a woman in what is considered a man's career field.
From Career Fair to career: Plant sciences major accepts full-time agronomy job
October 2, 2015Kyle Love doesn't have the stress other seniors do about searching for a job after graduation. That's because, thanks to connections he made through Penn State's Ag Career Day, he's already been hired for a job in his chosen field, agronomy.
Prefers Poultry: Animal Science major oversees departments in Costa Rican plant
September 25, 2015Prior to his trip to Costa Rica, Josh Cassar had only taken two Spanish for Agriculture classes. After participating in the month-long immersion program during the summer of 2013, Cassar – a junior majoring in Animal Science with an emphasis in Poultry Science – felt fully prepared for his internship overseeing various departments at a poultry plant.
- Agribusiness Management
- Agricultural and Extension Education
- Agricultural Science
- Animal Science
- Biological Engineering
- BioRenewable Systems
- Community, Environment, and Development
- Environmental Resource Management
- Food Science
- Forest Ecosystem Management
- Immunology and Infectious Disease
- Landscape Contracting
- Plant Sciences
- Turfgrass Science
- Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
- Wildlife and Fisheries Science