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Crop Science

Careful course selection in the first two years allows students to choose from numerous electives during their junior and senior years.

Electives include:

  • Genetics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Animal sciences
  • Botany
  • Economics
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Entomology
  • Plant pathology

Many courses in the crop science minor utilize laboratories in which students obtain experience related to their coursework. Internships provide practical experience in crop sciences, and students may arrange to receive course credits for internships.

Part-time or full-time internships may be arranged with experiment stations, businesses, industries or government agencies. Scientists in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences offer work-study opportunities to students who assist with research. A special problems course in agronomy awards academic credit for experience in research. Leadership training is provided through the Agronomy Club and other campus activities.

Click here for a list of courses required for a minor in crop science.