Scott Malain, plant sciences major

Undergraduate Programs

Chancellor May and undergrad students

Undergraduate majors offered within the Department of Plant Sciences leading to a bachelor's degree include the following:

  • Biotechnology
  • International Agricultural Development
  • Plant Sciences - We offer six tracks within this major:
    Plant Breeding, Genetics & Genomics: Seek and create new varieties of plants
    Production & Agroecology: Design sustainable and resilient crop production systems
    Informatics, Sensing & Data: Use technology to model and monitor plant growth
    Environmental Horticulture & Urban Landscapes: Develop plants that give us beauty, shade and connection
    Management & Restoration: Balance land uses and conservation goals
    Crop Quality & Safety: Provide safe, nutritious, affordable and flavorful food for all people
  • Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry (As of Fall 2022, this major is now a track within the Plant Sciences major)
  • Ecological Management & Restoration (As of Fall 2022, this major is now a track within the Plant Sciences major)

Undergraduate minors offered:

Under the guidance of one of our academic advisors, the undergraduate program in Plant Sciences can be tailored to fit students' personal needs and career goals while meeting departmental and university requirements. Please see specific majors for advisor information.

Undergraduate PEAS research fellowships

Get your hands dirty! Learn more about opportunities to get funding for hands-on research with the department's Plant, Environmental and Agroecology Sciences Fellowship.