Dec 08, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022

Agricultural Sciences, Plant and Soil Science (Agronomy) Option, B.S.

The curriculum focuses on the study of plant and soil science and adds flexibility through its elective courses, which are taken after approval by the major advisor. A student majoring in this area may specialize in crop and soil science (agronomy or horticulture) by choosing the appropriate electives. (See suggested electives which follow.)


  1. To prepare students for agronomic or horticultural careers
  2. To prepare students for graduate studies in agronomic and/or horticultural sciences
  3. To graduate students who know where and how the world’s food is produced
  4. To graduate students who have an awareness of environmental problems

Suggested Electives for the Plant and Soil Science option:

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Total Hours: 13

Spring Semester

Total Hours: 14

Total Hours: 120