Agronomy & Crop Science


Topics of Study

In this program, you will study general plant science, including breeding, cultivation, and production of agricultural plants. You will focus on chemical, physical, and biological relationships of crops and soils, and study of rangelands and grasslands and principles of environmental balance. You will learn about the growth and behavior of agricultural crops, development of new plant varieties, and scientific management of soils and nutrients for plant nutrition, health, and productivity. Included is instruction in plant pathology and physiology, weed and crop science, and environmental toxicology.