Majors and Programs

The Expanding World of Agriculture and Life Sciences

How can we make sure that production agriculture and the protection of our natural resources coexist? Which insects are good for plants? Which destroy them? What can be done to restore economic and social vitality to rural America? What are the benefits and the risks of genetically modifying crops? The answers to these questions lie in the field of agriculture. There you can discover the secrets of nature and learn how to harness the earth's resources to feed the planet and protect its natural resources. Join Iowa State faculty and students as they explore and develop tomorrow's agricultural sciences and technologies.

To learn more, read our detailed brochure for The Expanding World of Agriculture and Life Sciences
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Suggested Majors

Undergraduate programs are offered in six colleges. Programs offered in more than one college are identified by college code: AGLS (Agriculture and Life Sciences), BUS (Business), DSGN (Design), ENGR (Engineering), H SCI (Human Sciences), and LAS (Liberal Arts and Sciences)

Undecided - Agricultural and Life Sciences
Agricultural Biochemistry
Agricultural Business
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Studies
Agricultural Systems Technology
Agriculture and Life Sciences Education - Communications
Agriculture and Life Sciences Education - Teacher Certification
Agriculture and Life Sciences Exploration
Agriculture and Society
Biology - AGLS
Biology - LAS
Botany (Biology)
Culinary Food Science - AGLS
Culinary Food Science - H SCI
Dairy Science
Diet and Exercise - AGLS
Diet and Exercise - H SCI
Dietetics - AGLS
  Dietetics - H SCI
Education: Agriculture and Life Sciences Education
Education: Biology - AGLS
Education: Biology - LAS
Environmental Science - AGLS
Environmental Science - LAS
Food Science - AGLS
Food Science - H SCI
Genetics - AGLS
Genetics - LAS
Global Resource Systems
Nutritional Science - AGLS
Nutritional Science - H SCI
Veterinary Medicine
Zoology (Biology)