Agricultural Business
Agricultural Education
Animal Science
Biochemistry
Biological Science
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Environmental Horticulture
Equine Science
Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Horticulture
Landscape Architecture
Soil and Crop Sciences
Zoology
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Majors in the Field Of Land, Plant and Animal Sciences


Agricultural Business
Agricultural Science

Are you interested in the idea of supplying necessary agricultural products to farmers and ranchers? Would you enjoy assisting farmers and ranchers with their business finances? Does buying and selling crops or livestock sound interesting? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you should consider a major in Agricultural Business.

Department website: Agricultural & Resource Economics

Catalog: Major in Agricultural Business

Agricultural Education *
Agricultural Education

Do you wish to share your passion for agriculture with others? Do you enjoy motivating others? Are you up for the challenge of being a role model and possibly influencing young people’s lives or careers? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then a major in Agricultural Education may be for you.

Department website: Agriculture and Resource Economics

Catalog: Major in Agricultural Education

Animal Science
Animal Science

Are you interested in the raising of animals, or in the production and distribution of animal products? Would you enjoy the challenge of creating better animal agricultural systems to meet the needs of the world’s population? Are you interested in nutrition, genetics, and reproductive sciences? An Animal Science major may help you transform your interests into a career.

Department website: Animal Sciences

Catalog: Major in Animal Science

Biochemistry
Biochemistry

Is the chemical composition of living things fascinating to you? Would you like to have a role in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease? Are you curious about gene expression and cellular replication? What about how our bodies synthesize vitamins and minerals? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then maybe a biochemistry major is for you.

Department website: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Catalog: Major in Biochemistry

Biological Science *
Biological Science

Do you enjoy learning about organ systems and cells in humans and animals? Do you enjoy doing research? Do you have a passion for biological sciences you want to share with others? Are you interested in how plants grow and develop? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may want to consider biological science as a major.

Department website: Biology

Catalog: Major in Biological Science

*Teacher licensure available as a Biology Education Concentration of the Natural Sciences major

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Environmental and Natural Resource economics

How will humanity feed a growing population? How do agricultural markets function? Can environmental costs be measured and mitigated? How will the world’s scarce natural resources be allocated? These are a few of the issues that agricultural and resource economists deal with every day.

Department website: Agricultural and Resource Economics

Catalog: Major in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Environmental Horticulture
Environmental Horticulture

Do you enjoy starting plants from seed or propagating them? Does designing irrigation or sprinkler systems sound like fun? What about designing landscapes for homes or businesses or creating aesthetic interiors using plants? Have you wanted to have your own nursery business or garden center, tree-care company, or manage the greens at a golf course or baseball field? A “yes” answer to some of these questions, a major in Environmental Horticulture may be for you.

Department website: Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

Catalog: Major in Environmental Horticulture

Equine Science
Equine Science

Do you enjoy the horse industry? Do the processes that allow horses to run, grow, thrive, and reproduce intrigue you? Have you ever wondered how embryo transfer occurs?Have you thought about a career in equine veterinary medicine? If you are curious about equine sciences, this might be the major for you.

Department website: Animal Sciences

Catalog: Major in Equine Science

Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology

Are you interested in solving conflicts that arise between wildlife and humans? Would you like to work with professionals from state, federal, and private organizations to help protect wildlife such as endangered species and restore their habitats? Do you love to be outdoors and fishing? If you said “yes” to any of these questions then a major in Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology may be for you.

Department website: Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology

Catalog: Major in Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology

Horticulture
Horticulture

Do you like working in yards or greenhouses growing flowers, fruits and vegetables? Are you curious about propagating and breeding plants? What about discovering and developing new plant varieties through research? If any of these sound exciting, perhaps a major in Horticulture is for you.

Department website: Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

Catalog: Major in Horticulture

Landscape Architecture
Landscape Architecture

Are you artistic and visually creative? Do you enjoy drawing and design? Does involvement in the planning of a community park or the redesign of an urban environment intrigue you? Would you like to improve local quality of life by designing a land restoration plan, a new open space, or a new recreation area? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then a major in Landscape Architecture may be the choice for you.

Department website: Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

Catalog: Major in Landscape Architecture

Soil and Crop Sciences
Soil & Crop Sciences

Are you interested in how the plants we eat grow, and how to grow them bigger, better, safer, and more efficiently? Would you like to understand the composition of soil and how it relates to plant or crop growth? Are you interested in how to make crops more resistant to pests and drought? Are you concerned about our environment? Interested in international agriculture? If you answered yes to any of the above, you may want to consider a major in Soil and Crop Sciences.

Department website: Soil and Crop Sciences

Catalog: Major in Soil and Crop Sciences

Zoology

Have you dreamed of working with animals in a zoo? Are you curious about the habits of animals or how they adapt to their environment? Would you like to do research with animals or train animals? What about working in a lab assisting with the detection, diagnosis and treatment of diseases? Do you have interest in becoming a or working with veterinarians? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may want to consider majoring in zoology.

Department website: Biology

Catalog: Major in Zoology

* — denotes Undergraduate Teacher Licensure available for that major