• Overview
  • Become a problem solver for agribusiness.

    Engineers play an important role in the agriculture industry. They design machinery for companies like John Deere, plan irrigation system and farm structures, develop ways to transform byproducts into biofuels, and much more.

    In this program, you will study concepts ranging from soils and fluid mechanics to irrigation design and pesticides. Much of your experience will take place in labs, where you could practice using computer-aided design technology, explore renewable energy sources like biodiesel, and design and test machinery.

    Students in this program have opportunities to apply their learning to real-world industry problems. For example, you might research how to turn French fry cooking oil into biodiesel for the J. R. Simplot Company, or design a better conveyor belt for a manufacturing company.
  • Degree Fit
  • This program could be a good fit if you:
    • Enjoy math and earth sciences
    • Work well as part of a team
    • Are a creative problem solver
    • Like building or fixing equipment
    • Participate in 4-H, the county fair, or other ag-related activities
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Design engineer
    • Project engineer
    • Quality control engineer
    • Consulting engineer