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Moscow

College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural Sciences Bldg.
Phone: (208) 885-6681
Fax: (208) 885-6654
ag@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2331
Moscow, ID 83844-2331

Boise

College of 
Agricultural & Life Sciences
University of Idaho
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702
phone: (208) 334-2999
toll free: (866) 264-7384
fax: (208) 364-4035

www.uidaho.edu/boise
boise@uidaho.edu

Coeur d'Alene

College of 
Agricultural & Life Sciences
University of Idaho
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2277
phone: (208) 667-2588
toll free: (888) 208-2268
fax: (208) 664-1272

www.uidaho.edu/cda
cdactr@uidaho.edu

 

Idaho Falls

College of 
Agricultural & Life Sciences
University of Idaho
1776 Science Center Dr., Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho  83402
phone: (208) 282-7900
fax: (208) 282-7929

www.uidaho.edu/idahofalls
ui-if@if.uidaho.edu

 

Undergraduate Studies

The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) offers the following undergraduate major options to help you achieve your goals.

Agribusiness B.S.
Learn about business management, marketing, trade policy, finance and communication in the context of agriculture and the food industry.
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Agricultural Economics B.S.
Learn to apply the tools of economics to analyze problems and reach solutions in agriculture, the food industry, community development, natural resources, international trade and related fields.
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Agricultural Education
Prepare to become a secondary school teacher of agriculture (grades 6–12). Gain technical knowledge in agriculture and practical teaching skills.
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Agricultural Engineering
Develop the skills to design practical and efficient methods, tools and equipment for irrigation, as well as solutions to producing, storing, transporting and processing agricultural products.
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Agricultural Science, Communication, and Leadership
According to your career goals, select topics within agriculture. Gain proficiency in several areas and master at least one.
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Agricultural Systems Management
Learn to make decisions about the most efficient production methods based on data about climate, available labor and markets.
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Animal and Veterinary Science: Business
Explore business fundamentals — such as management, marketing, accounting and communication — as they apply to livestock industries.
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Animal and Veterinary Science: Dairy Science
Examine all aspects of milk production, from the physiology of lactation to the management of a modern dairy.
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Animal and Veterinary Science: Production
Take courses in animal sciences, including reproduction, nutrition, growth and health. Gain an understanding of business skills.
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Animal and Veterinary Science: Science/Preveterinary
Fulfill all the academic requirements for application to an accredited 4-year college of veterinary medicine.
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Bioenergy Engineering
Learn to design and test new ways to produce biodiesel and other forms of alternative energy from feedstock such as locally grown canola oil or manufacturing waste.
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Biological Systems Engineering
Learn to design instruments, devices and software such as biosensors, imaging systems and artificial limbs to improve the health and safety of people, animals and the environment.
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Child Development and Family Relations
Learn to provide stimulating learning environments and enriching activities for individuals and families.
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Clothing, Textiles and Design
Learn how textile and apparel products are developed, designed, manufactured, tested for quality assurance and distributed to customers.
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Dietetics
Acquire skills to become a clinical, community or managerial dietitian. Gain an understanding of how vitamins and minerals are essential to the body’s processes.
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Early Childhood Development and Education
Qualify for the Idaho Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education (ECE/ECSE) blended teacher certification.
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Ecohydrological Engineering
Gain the skills to design systems for irrigation, runoff, erosion control in watersheds, stream restoration, and to protect or enhance natural and agricultural lands.
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Environmental Engineering
Develop the skills to design technology and systems to clean and protect the environment and to make efficient and sustainable use of natural resources.
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Environmental Horticulture
Learn the science and skills of growing plants from seed to product sales. Explore soils, weeds, microbes, insects and other factors that affect plant growth.
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Family Life
Learn techniques to help families of all types and sizes create satisfying, enriching experiences for its members — regardless of age or needs.
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Food Science
Learn to apply biology, chemistry, nutrition, engineering and other sciences to make innovations in the food and beverage industry.
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Insects and Society
Learn the crucial roles insects play in pollination, disease transmission and countless other biological processes in plants and animals.
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Nutrition
Learn how foods affect the body on a biochemical level. It is an excellent foundation for medical or nursing schools or for graduate school in a health care field.
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Plant Biotechnology
In this emphasis, you will study how differences at the molecular level can be used to improve plant growth and development.
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Soil and Land Resources
Study soil systems and the roles they play in agricultural and natural and urban ecosystems.
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Sustainable Cropping Systems
Learn the science behind the production and management of field crops — wheat, corn, barley, rapeseed, and beans — used for food and biofuel.
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