The School of Plant Sciences offers resources and opportunities for undergraduate education in basic and applied plant sciences. Our courses provide a solid foundation in biological sciences and opportunities to customize their education with diverse and interdisciplinary electives. Student can explore courses in a wide range of related disciplines from computer science and engineering to biochemistry, metabolic engineering and environmental science. Our students are prepared for competitive careers in research and industry doing biotechnology, plant breeding, precision agriculture, pharmacy, microbiology, crop consulting and more.
We understand your success depends on more than coursework. We actively connect students to research training as an integral part of our undergraduate education. Advising resources and faculty mentors will help you define your goals and map out your plan to gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed. Faculty in The School of Plant Sciences offer experiences in their research programs focused on plant genetics, genomics, developmental and cell biology, crop physiology and management, plant-microbe interactions and plant responses to environmental stress.