Agriscience and Environmental Systems

Available at: Athens Tifton

Agriscience and Environmental Systems students learn to apply knowledge of basic sciences to solve agricultural problems. In addition to studying the biology of plants and animals, students also learn about new technologies that can be applied to plant and animal production systems, the fundamentals of water quality and resource management, the application of technologies to add value to agricultural commodities and the fundamentals of business management and marketing.


View the required Agriscience and Environmental Systems courses and available electives in the UGA Bulletin. You will determine the right courses to match your interests with assistance from your advisor.

Students wishing to attend classes on the Tifton campus need to complete their 1000-2000 level courses prior to transferring to UGA.


To prepare for courses to earn an Agriscience and Environmental Systems degree we recommend you:

  • Participate in traditional agricultural extracurricular activities, such as 4-H and FFA
  • Participate in school and community science clubs and fairs
  • Volunteer in community gardens
  • Work or volunteer for local food producers
  • Take a multitude of available math and science courses prior to attending UGA

Hands-On Learning

  • Labs in the classroom and field
  • Soil analysis
  • Water analysis
  • Use industry-related technologies
  • Undergraduate research opportunities
  • Participate in student clubs and organizations
  • Internship opportunities with private companies, state and federal agencies, and nonprofit organizations
  • Study abroad opportunities

Prospective Student Contact

Gerald M Henry Professor, Turfgrass Management; UGA Athletics Board Endowed Professor of Environmental Turfgrass Management
Crop & Soil Sciences

Current Student Contact

Mary Formo Academic Advisor
Office of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Crop & Soil Sciences

Learn more

Visit the department of Crop and Soil Sciences.

Interested in transferring to our extended campus?
Learn more about UGA Tifton.

What can I do with a major in Agriscience and Environmental Sciences? Information from the UGA Career Center.


What jobs can I get with an Agriscience and Environmental Systems  degree?

Career Potential

  • Agribusiness Management
  • Conservation/Environmental Technician
  • Crop Scout/Consultant
  • Extension Agent
  • Farming Operation
  • Precision Agriculture Specialist

Entry-Level Salary

$28,000 to $40,000


How do I pay for college?


Each year the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) awards scholarships to students enrolled in our majors.

CAES Scholarships


Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines and eligibility requirements, visit the University of Georgia Office of Student Financial Aid.