B.S. in Soils and Sustainable Crop Systems*

sscs student

  *B.S. in Plant and Environmental Sciences

   (name change effective August 2014) 


  Students in this program will be among a new elite

  group of graduates who will play a significant role

  in bringing sustainable approaches and modern

  technologies to agricultural and environmental

  sciences that will enhance environmental protection

  and improve food and fiber production.



Agricultural Biotechnology

Soil and Water Environmental Science (** Soil and Water Science)

Sustainable Crop Production (** Agronomy)

(** name change effective August 2014)


Faculty will help students identify experiences targeted toward their personal career goals.
Successful future employment is enhanced through time spent in well-designed internship programs.


Professional Development

Students will be encouraged to take advantage of opportunities to attend professional meetings, get involved in research, participate in field trips to experience hands-on learning, develop interviewing skills and to meet with potential employers.

Career Opportunities

Each of the multidisciplinary SSCS concentrations prepares students to meet their educational and professional goals. Graduates have the scientific, technical and practical knowledge required to compete in many exciting and diverse careers or to continue in graduate school. 

Career options in many areas of agriculture and natural resources include:

  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Production of Food and Fiber Crops
  • Biofuel Research and Production
  • International Agriculture
  • Soil Science
  • Regulatory Agencies
  • State & Federal Natural Resources
  • Agricultural Industries
  • Pest Management
  • Organic Food Production
  • Agritourism
  • Biotechnology Companies
  • Education
  • Policymaking
  • Technicians
  • Field personnel
  • Graduate School