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Majors

Agribusiness Management

This program blends business basics such as accounting, economics, marketing, management and finance with a focus area of the student’s choice. Students learn to apply business principles to real world issues in agriculture and life science industries.

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Agricultural and Extension Education

This program is designed to prepare students for entry into agricultural teaching, extension, production and technical agriculture positions, or other professional employment. A broad understanding of agriculture is required so that students will be able to communicate effectively agricultural information to a variety of audiences.

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Animal and Nutritional Sciences (BS.Ag)

Prepares students with the necessary background in agricultural economics, agronomy, breeding, nutrition and physiology to prepare for a career in livestock, dairy, or poultry production and food processing.

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Animal and Nutritional Sciences (B.S.)

A pre-professional program designed to prepare students for admission to graduate and professional schools in a variety of fields including veterinary medicine, human medicine, dentistry and law.

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Biochemistry

This interdisciplinary program provides students with a strong background in the basic principles of physical and life sciences. With courses in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics and molecular biology, the biochemistry program provides strong preparation for professional or graduate school.

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Design Studies

A flexible program that accommodates a wide range of interests and career paths with design as a focus, this program is ideal for students interested in working in the design profession but don’t want to perform studio based activities.

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Energy Land Management

Designed to provide students an education focused on energy land management and how it relates to energy development, this program places an emphasis on the management, coordination and development of surface and mineral interests.

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Environmental and Energy Resources Management

This program provides a strong foundation for students interested in a career in the growing energy and environmental sectors of the economy by focusing on the relationships between the business of energy production and the associated environmental management, regulatory, and policy issues.

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Environmental Microbiology

This pre-professional program focuses on microorganisms, their uses and impacts on multiple aspects of our daily lives. It’s ideal for those who desire a career at the forefront of human and plant health, the pharmaceutical industry, food science and the environment.

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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Students in this program explore the interdisciplinary nature of environmental problems and links between natural resource and economic development issues.

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Environmental, Soil and Water Sciences

Students in this program learn to safeguard the environment and can gain specialization in either soil and water conservation, or environmental assessment and remediation.

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Forest Resources Management

Learn about the balancing act of managing land for timber production and wood products while giving consideration to other forest aspects such as wildlife habitat, recreational opportunities and water quality.

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Horticulture

This program focuses on processing and marketing of fruit, vegetable, greenhouse and landscape crops. Students can choose a focus area in public horticulture, specialty crop production, landscape and turf management, plant health management, or plant science.

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Human Nutrition and Foods

This nationally accredited, four-year program prepares students for a variety of careers in the nutrition and dietetics fields, or professional programs.

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Landscape Architecture

With a special commitment to improving the quality of urban and rural life, landscape architects utilize both art and science to achieve the best use of land. Students acquire hand and computer skills, study design theory and site engineering, and apply the knowledge to a series of environmental design projects.

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Multidisciplinary Studies

A flexible degree program combining the completion of three minors, the MDS program allows students to tailor a set of courses to meet their interests and career goals.

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Sustainable Food and Farming

The study of how agricultural production of plants and animals affects and is affected by the local environment. Sustainable Food and Farming emphasizes sustainable and environmentally friendly approaches to agricultural production.

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Wildlife and Fisheries Resources

Receiving a solid background in biology, ecology and natural resource management, students are fully trained in both wildlife and fisheries fields. Students completing the program meet the requirements for professional certification as either a wildlife or fisheries biologist.

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Wood Science and Technology

To meet society’s needs for green materials and biofuels, the wood products industry must sustainably harvest and efficiently utilize renewable natural resources. Students are prepared for the challenges of a careers in bioenergy, renewable materials, forest utilization and sustainable construction.

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