Majors and Degrees
Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees
The Department of Soil and Water Systems combines faculty in soil science, agronomy, hydrology, sediment transport, irrigation engineering, waste management and precision agriculture to address resource issues related to soil, water quality and quantity and sustainable food, energy and waste systems.
We also offer a master's degree in soil and land resources. The program is designed to help students be experts about the soil ecosystem and build the research skills to address soil issues.
Visit the interdisciplinary water resources graduate program to learn both the legal and scientific sides of water issues.
Agricultural Systems Management Minor
This minor is for students interested in gaining knowledge in managing machines and equipment, biological processes, computers and other technologies to create new and improved agricultural systems.
Soil Science Minor
This minor is offered to students desiring to complement their major with a strong knowledge base in the principles and applications of soil science.
Sustainable Food Systems Minor
Learn about sustainable farming practices including strategies to sustainably manage soil, nutrients, water and other natural resources.
Water Science and Management Minor
Build skills and knowledge to solve complex issues surrounding water quantity and quality while broadening your expertise in the area of water science.
For more information about these minors, please consult the General Catalog.