Agricultural sciences program allows you to customize your studies with an emphasis on fields like crop and soil science or agricultural business management. This program has proved successful for students who are new to agriculture as well as experienced farmers and ranchers.

Identification, biology and management of injurious and beneficial insects. Concurrent laboratory is designed to provide hands-on experience with identification of insect groups of relevance to agricultural cropping systems

Students will gain hands-on experience with soil science concepts and applications. Laboratory exercises and field trips will help students develop proficiency in the methods/tools for analyzing soil chemistry, biology, morphology, physical properties, and soil forming factors. Skills will be taught in the context of soils' social, economic, and environmental importance

Students will synthesize their knowledge in various areas of agricultural sciences and analyze how current issues impact the agriculture industry, explore careers in agriculture, and develop their written communication skills. Students will share their ideas and demonstrate their learning primarily in writing. (Writing Intensive Course)

Using information technology in agriculture and agribusiness; practical experience with computer programs applicable to all agricultural disciplines

Economic and business principles applied to the management of firms in agricultural and food industries, including farms, ranches and nurseries, agricultural input suppliers, packers, shippers, processors and food manufacturers and distributors; firm-level goal setting, information management and financial analysis

Introduction to the chemical, physical and biological nature of soils. Examines how soils function in terms of plant growth, nutrient supply, the global carbon cycle, ecological habitat, and water purification. Community-based learning projects provide hands-on experience with fundamental soil science principles and the impact of human activities on soil quality and sustainability