Majors

Agricultural Economics

Examine why crops are grown, why animals are raised, how they are produced and sold, and how people obtain and consume the agricultural products they want and need.

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Department: Agricultural Sciences Academic Department

Degree: Undergraduate Degree

College: College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology

Possible Careers: economist, financial analyst, broker, advocate

Agricultural Education

Focus on instructional strategies and methods to help others learn about the cultivation of life, including plants, farm animals, and other life forms.

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Department: Agricultural Sciences Academic Department

Degree: Undergraduate Degree

College: College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology

Possible Careers: Teaching, sales, extension services, farm manager

Animal Science

Study livestock and other animal species as it relates to their biological systems, behavior, health, reproduction, growth, and management of their living environments.

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Department: Agricultural Sciences Academic Department

Degree: Undergraduate Degree

College: College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology

Possible Careers: animal nutritionist, researcher, product development

Animal Science (Master of Science)

Advanced study of livestock and other animal species as it relates to their biological systems, behavior, health, reproduction, growth, and management of their living environments.

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Department: Agricultural Sciences Academic Department

Degree: Graduate Degree

College: College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology

Possible Careers: Research, agribusiness, veterinary medicine

Biotechnology (Master of Science)

Advanced study of the development of products from living organisms, their components, or systems to produce agricultural advancements, food, and medicine.

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Department: Agricultural Sciences Academic Department

Degree: Graduate Degree

College: College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology

Possible Careers: Research specialist, teacher, scientist, lab technician

Food Science

Study the makeup of the substances that provide nourishment for humans and animals and the way those substances are processed and distributed for consumption.

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Department: Agricultural Sciences Academic Department

Degree: Undergraduate Degree

College: College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology

Possible Careers: product development, quality control, regulation

Plant Science

Study the life cycle of plants and plant species, including reproduction, growth, adaption and the development of abundant, high quality food, fiber, sustainable, and specialty crops.

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Department: Agricultural Sciences Academic Department

Degree: Undergraduate Degree

College: College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology

Possible Careers: environmental sustainability, genetics, horticulture