B.S. Environmental Soil Science
Soil Conservation and Management
This program provides the interdisciplinary knowledge required to manage crop, forest, rangeland and urban soils for long-term health and sustainability. Explore the fields of soil chemistry, soil physics, microbial ecology, bioremediation, soil genesis and classification and soil fertility/plant nutrition. Gain hands-on experience by working in laboratories, greenhouses and on research farms. Work towards becoming a professional, certified soil scientist.
- We host the largest collection of soil monoliths in the Western U.S.
- See more than 1 million insect specimens at the William F. Barr Entomological Museum.
- Learn the latest molecular techniques for pest management.
- Grow and donate produce from the student-run organic farm to a local food bank.
- Use specialized cloning techniques to produce flowering, fruiting and vegetable plants.