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Classes at A-State Resume on Wednesday, Jan. 17

Classes at A-State will resume on Wednesday, Jan. 17. 

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Plant and Soil Science

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.S.A.)

College: College of Agriculture, Engineering & Technology


The Plant and Soil Science area has a tradition of research and education in crop production, horticulture, soil management and precision agriculture technologies. We have an outstanding faculty who are developing management strategies for crop production, environmental protections, horticultural production, landscape management and maintenance, as well as preparing the future generation of land managers and agricultural professionals.

Emphasis Areas:

  • Agronomy
  • Environmental Horticulture


Students majoring in Plant and Soil Science must complete specific courses as part of their general education coursework. This list of courses, as well as other curriculum and degree requirements, can be found in the most current Undergraduate Bulletin.

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Students with a degree in Plant and Soil Science find careers opportunities with:

  • Seed Companies
  • Crop Consultants
  • State and County Extension Agencies
  • State and Federal Regulatory Agencies
  • Fertilizer and Chemical Companies
  • US and State Departments of Agriculture
  • Research Laboratories
  • Pursue Advanced Degrees