B.S. Food Science and Human Nutrition
The B.S. degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition prepares students for a variety of different careers. The program has three concentrations Food Science, Human Nutrition and Dietetics and Food Management.
B.S. Sustainable Agriculture
The B.S. degree in Sustainable
Agriculture emphasizes the building of healthy soil through crop rotations, organic soil amendments and erosion management; protecting water quality by reducing synthetic chemical use; managing pest and weed problems with integrated, ecologically sound approaches; increasing farm profits and income stability through diverse, community-based enterprises; and using knowledge of scientific principles to propose and test farming practices that better mimic natural ecosystems.
B.S. Animal and Veterinary Sciences
The B.S. degree in Animal and Veterinary Sciences (AVS) prepares students for admission to a college of veterinary medicine or graduate school, to teach science in secondary schools, to pursue technical sales and service work in agriculture, for careers in animal-related research, or to develop animal production enterprises such as dairy, livestock or equine farms.
B.S. Sustainable Food Systems
The B.S. degree in Sustainable Food Systems explores the interconnected activities from production to consumption of food or generation of food waste, the people involved, and all factors that influence these activities or are influenced by them. The program has five concentrations, which include Climate Change and Food Systems, Food Processing and Innovation, Justice, Equity, and Community Development, Leadership and Management, and Plant and Animal Production Systems. An individualized concentration in Sustainable Food Systems is also available.
B.S. Environmental Horticulture
The B.S. degree in Environmental Horticulture explores the applied science of managing ornamental plants in public or estate gardens, residential landscapes, or greenhouses and nurseries.
The School of Food and Agriculture offers the following seven minors:
Animal and Veterinary Science
Sustainable Food Systems
SFA is now offering a variety of 1-credit short courses. Courses are typically 5-weeks long, offering students opportunities to learn about topics such as soil health, poultry production, cannabis cultivation, and more.