Agronomy - Minor

The Department of Soil and Crop Sciences offers a minor in Agronomy. The minor in Agronomy prepares agricultural majors for a career in the nation’s food, feed, fiber, greenspace, shelter, and bioenergy industries. Exposure to this academic discipline could lead students to the pursuit of advanced degrees and a career in the field of agronomy or several related agricultural fields. Agronomy is the cornerstone of modern agriculture that provides the necessities of human existence at a level unprecedented in human history. Continued advancement in productivity must be made in order to feed, clothe, shelter, and meet other basic human needs as global population continues to expand.

SCSC 105, Food & Fiber or SCSC 205, Problem Solving in Plant and Soil Science and SCSC 301, Soil Science are required.  Select an additional 8 hours of course work within Soil and Crop Sciences.  Please speak with an advisor concerning courses prior to registering. 

Required Courses:
SCSC 105World Food and Fiber Crops3
or SCSC 205   or Problem Solving in Plant and Soil Systems 
SCSC 301Soil Science4
SCSC 302-489 1, 28
Total Semester Credit Hours15

Students must make a grade of C or better in all courses.