Science-based majors to launch a rewarding career and make a better world.

The College of Ag Sciences offers 17 majors across a broad spectrum of fields to match your interests and talents, and accomplish our mission of providing practical, science-based education.

Agribusiness Management

Dive into this hands-on approach to a business degree, with a focus on the unique challenges of the multibillion-dollar agriculture industry.

Agricultural and Extension Education

Prepare to join the ranks of the next generation of agriculture educators. Take positions in high schools, colleges, extension, the agriculture industry, and government agencies.

Agricultural Biorenewable Systems Management

Combine the study of engineering technology, natural resources, and agriculture with the fundamentals of business, entrepreneurship, and management.

Agricultural Science

Develop a broad, practical background in all aspects of the science and business of agriculture while focusing your expertise with a required minor.

Animal Science

Launch your future through this hands-on, science-based education in all aspects of the science and business of raising animals—and it’s a great path to veterinary school.

Biological Engineering

Apply engineering design and analysis to solve critical sustainability issues such as food production, environmental stewardship, and new bio-based product development.

Community, Environment, and Development

Develop social science knowledge and skills to help communities and institutions effectively understand and respond to social, economic, and environmental challenges.

Environmental Resource Management

Turn your passion for environmental protection and sustainability into a rewarding career with our science-based Environmental Resource Management major.

Food Science

Explore microbiology, chemistry, engineering, and nutrition to solve real-world problems involving food manufacturing, packaging, and safety.

Forest Ecosystem Management

Develop the hands-on, science-based knowledge and skills required to professionally manage forest ecosystems with a focus on conservation and quality of life.

Immunology and Infectious Disease

Take on this exciting pathway to combat bioterrorism, conduct cutting-edge research to find cures for deadly diseases, or prepare for medical school.

Landscape Contracting

Combine plant science, creative design, technology, and entrepreneurship to create a rewarding outdoor career in an industry experiencing explosive growth.

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Unleash science to explore topics like cancer and environmental pollution to prepare for medical school and other biomedical careers.

Plant Sciences

Set yourself up for a rewarding career by first gaining a deep understanding of the science and business of plant life through our classes, labs, and nearby greenhouses and research farms.

Turfgrass Science

Stand out with a degree from the nation’s largest turfgrass program that combines science and management knowledge for a credential with immediate industry recognition.

Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

Become exceptionally prepared for veterinary school and discover additional opportunities in public health and biomedical research.

Wildlife and Fisheries Science

Gain a science-based foundation for a career outdoors managing animal and fish species, protecting their respective environments, and practicing environmental stewardship.

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