Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Undergraduate Major: Agricultural Science
Bachelor of Science
Agricultural Science offers many career pathways based on your individual areas of interest. Whether you dream of becoming an owner/operator of a farming enterprise or seek a career in agricultural education and extension, government service, or agribusiness, this major will provide the tools for successful entry into the job market. Areas of focus include controlled-environment agriculture, agricultural policy and entrepreneurship, sustainable farming, and energy efficiency. Important urban fringe farming topics of direct marketing, agritourism, community supported agriculture (CSA), and farmland policy are explored. Regardless of your career choice, this major increases your marketability to employers through internships, hands-on related work/volunteer experiences, advanced coursework, and college activities.
Questions about this topic?
Contact Mark Robson, Dean of Agricultural and Urban Programs.