COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE,
FORESTRY, AND LIFE SCIENCES
Agriculture and Applied Economics (BS)
Agricultural Education (BS)
Agricultural Mechanization and Business (BS)
Animal and Veterinary Sciences (BS)
Aquaculture, Fisheries, and Wildlife Biology(BS)
Biological Sciences (BS, BA)
Biosystems Engineering (BS)
Crop and Soil Environmental Science (BS)
Food Science (BS)
Forest Resource Management (BS)
Packaging Science (BS)
Preprofessional Health Studies (BS)
The College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences offers a broad range of academic degree programs providing a sound knowledge base and technical expertise in the basic and applied sciences including the life sciences. The Bachelor of Science degree is available in 14 academic programs; the Bachelor of Arts is offered in Biological Sciences.
Preprofessional Health Studies non-degree programs are offered in Premedicine, Prepharmacy, Prerehabilitation Sciences, and Preveterinary Medicine. A bachelor's degree can be obtained by fulfilling additional requirements specified by the University.
The undergraduate academic programs include Agricultural and Applied Economics with concentrations in Agricultural Economics and Community and Economic Development; Agricultural Education; Agricultural Mechanization and Business; Animal and Veterinary Sciences with concentrations in Dairy Business, Equine Business, Food Animal Business, Poultry Business, and Preveterinary and Science; Aquaculture, Fisheries, and Wildlife Biology; Biochemistry; Biological Sciences; Biosystems Engineering; Crop and Soil Environmental Science with concentrations in Agronomic Systems, Environmental Agronomy, Soil and Environment, and Weed Science; Food Science; Forest Resource Management; Horticulture with a Turfgrass emphasis; Microbiology with a Molecular Biology concentration; and Packaging Science.
The academic departments in the College are organized by school. The School of Animal, Biomedical, and Biological Sciences consists of the Departments of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Biological Sciences, Microbiology and Molecular Medicine, and the faculty of the Biology Program. The School of Applied Science and Agribusiness includes the Departments of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Food Science, Packaging Science, and the faculty of Agricultural Education. The School of Natural Resources includes the Departments of Aquaculture, Fisheries, and Wildlife; Environmental Toxicology; and Forest Resources. The School of Plant, Statistical, and Ecological Sciences consists of the Departments of Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology and Physiology, Crop and Soil Environmental Science, and the faculty of Experimental Statistics.
The disciplines in the College offer minors to students who wish to broaden their educational background and enhance their expertise.
Students with a cumulative
grade-point ratio of 3.4 and above are urged to consider enrolling in the
Honors Program. The College offers Honors designated courses and an opportunity
to do a research
A range of scholarships is available to students who excel in their academic performance. Information on scholarships and financial aid can be obtained from specific departments in the College or from the Student Financial Aid Office in Sikes Hall.
The college has a comprehensive Student Service Center to assist students. The Center includes a career library, company literature, career search technology, and video/audio resources.