Students in this option concentrate on the biology and increasingly complex technology of food, feed, fuel, and fiber production. Graduates typically move into farming or into sales, consulting, and managerial positions that directly and indirectly support agricultural production, a most vital component of the world's economy.
- 2015 Agronomy Option
- 2016 Agronomy Option
- 2017 Agronomy Option
- 2018 Agronomy Option
- Agronomy Timeline
Crop Genetics and Breeding
Producing better quality and higher yielding crops has been a long-standing objective of crop breeders. New techniques of genetic engineering are now being brought to bear on crop improvement. Students in this option learn the newest methods of molecular biology and are well prepared for careers in research and industry.
- 2015 Crop Genetics and Breeding Option
- 2016 Crop Genetics and Breeding Option
- 2017 Crop Genetics and Breeding Option
- 2018 Crop Genetics and Btreeding Option
- Crop Genetics and Breeding Timeline
The world's ever-expanding population must be fed; at the same time, we must be good stewards of the Earth's resources. Many countries have not been able to bring food production and resource conservation into balance. Students in the International Agriculture option are interested in finding simultaneous solutions to these concerns. Employment opportunities exist with various private and public agencies.
- 2015 International Agriculture Option
- 2016 International Agriculture Option
- 2017 International Agriculture Option
- 2018 International Agriculture Option
- International Agriculture Timeline
Using basic principles of the natural sciences and agricultural technology, turf managers have skills that make them highly employable in golf-course management, sports turf complexes, lawn maintenance services, the landscaping industry, and sod production.