Department of Soil and Crop Sciences

Undergraduate Students who complete the undergraduate course of study receive the degree of Bachelor of Science in Plant and Environmental Soil Science or Turfgrass Science.

The BS degrees require a minimum of 120 credit hours. Details of course requirements are given below and in the Texas A&M University Undergraduate Catalog. Information on undergraduate admissions, including how to order a catalog, can be obtained from the Office of Admissions.  We encourage prospective students to make an appointment with an academic advisor prior to applying.

Undergraduates are required to complete an internship, undergraduate research or study abroad.  Soil and Crop Sciences offers a wide variety of experiential learning opportunities for students to achieve their graduation needs.  Students are able to complete their experiential learning requirement regionally, nationally, or internationally. Information about undergraduate research and internship opportunities can be obtained from students’ academic advisors and professors.

Aitkenhead, Jacqueline A, Associate Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, University of New Hampshire, 2000

Awika, Joseph M, Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2003

Bagavathiannan, Muthukumar V, Associate Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, University of Manitoba, Canada, 2010

Baltensperger, David D, Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, New Mexico State University, 1981

Carson, Katherine H, Instructional Assistant Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, University of Arkansas, 1999

Deng, Youjun, Associate Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2001

Finlayson, Scott A, Associate Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, University of Calgary, 1994

Gentry, Terry J, Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, University of Arizona, 2003

Hague, Steven S, Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2000

Hall, Mark, Lecturer
Soil & Crop Sciences
MS, Texas A&M University, 1995

Hays, Dirk B, Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, University of Calgary, 1997

Howe, Julie A, Associate Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2004

Ibrahim, Amir M, Regents Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, Colorado State University, 1998

Jessup, Russell W, Associate Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2005

McInnes, Kevin J, Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, Kansas State University, 1985

Murray, Seth C, Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, Cornell University, 2008

Okumoto, Sakiko, Associate Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, Tubingen University, 2003

Rajan, Nithya, Associate Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, Texas Tech University, 2007

Redmon, Larry, Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1992

Rooney, William L, Regents Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, University of Minnesota, 1992

Schwab, Arthur P, Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, Colorado State University, 1981

Septiningsih, Endang M, Associate Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, Cornell University, 2002

Smith, Ashly Peyton, Assistant Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2013

Smith, C W, Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, University of Tennessee, 1974

Stelly, David M, Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1983

Straw, Chase, Assistant Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, University of Georgia, 2017

Thomson, Michael J, Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, Cornell University, 2002

Verhoef, Aart, Assistant Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit?t M?nchen, 2007

Wherley, Benjamin G, Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, North Carolina State University, 2008

Wyatt, Briana, Assistant Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, Oklahoma State University, 2019

Zhang, Hongbin, Professor
Soil & Crop Sciences
PHD, University of California at Davis, 1990