Bachelor's Degree Programs

The College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources offers the bachelor of science degree with majors in biochemistry and molecular biology; environmental science; ecohydrology; forest and rangeland management; wildlife ecology and conservation; nutrition with specializations in nutritional science and dietetics; and veterinary science. The college also offers a combined BS/MS degree in Biotechnology. An agricultural education degree is offered by the College of Education.

By selecting appropriate study options, students may specialize within their major. Each option includes certain required courses and electives to be selected in consultation with the student's advisor.

In order to graduate, students who major in College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources degree programs must complete a minimum of 120 credits. At least 40 of those credits must be in upper-division courses.

Agricultural Education Major

The College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources and the College of Education have implemented a cooperative agreement to prepare teachers of agriculture. Students who seek careers as teachers of agriculture should enroll in the secondary education program in the College of Education's department of curriculum, teaching and learning.

They should complete the professional teaching courses in secondary education and occupational education.

Students will be required to take at least 36 credits of approved course work in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources to earn a major certification to teach agriculture education. In order to receive a teaching minor in agriculture education, students must complete 24 credits in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources.

For further information, contact either the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources' associate dean for resident instruction or the occupational education coordinator in the College of Education's Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning Department.

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