Plant & Environmental Soil Sciences


Your future in Plant and Environmental Soil Sciences is promising. The development of a practical application of plant and environmental soil sciences to produce abundant, high quality food, fiber, and specialty crops while maintaining environmentally safe standards is challenging. On the other hand, if you enjoy outdoors and beautiful landscaped areas, then Horticulture is for you.

No matter which concentration you choose, you will find opportunities successful and rewarding in this major.

Undergraduate Majors

Students may major in Plant Science, Horticulture or Environmental Soil Sciences leading to a Bachelors of Science Degree in Agriculture.

Graduate Majors

Graduates students in Plant Biotechnology work toward a Masters of Science degree.

Career Opportunities

  • Landscaping
  • Agribusiness Sales and Services
  • Education
  • Agricultural Chemicals and Genetics
  • Engineered Seed Sales
  • Crop Consulting
  • Commercial Grounds Management
  • Hazardous and Other Waste Disposal
  • Water Pollution Control
  • Environmental Consulting
  • Fruit and Vegetable Producers
  • Golf Course Management

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the university high school students must have a GPA of 2.25 as well as an SAT score of 430 on Critical Thinking/Verbal and 400 on Math or an ACT score of 17 on English and 17 on Math.

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