Environmental Studies: Agricultural Sciences, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Arts, Sciences, & Education

Campus:Modesto Maidique Campus

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Program Description

The Agricultural Sciences major within the B.S. in Environmental Studies degree focuses on the agricultural sciences and would be suitable for students interested in career pertaining to food production, agricultural sciences and related natural resource management (e.g., soils, land, water and agro-ecological resources) in government agencies, agricultural research organizations or private industries. This Major will share common lower and upper division courses with the other Major, Natural Resources Sciences. Students will require lower division prerequisite courses in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Statistics. Students will then take a series of required upper division courses in agriculture-related science courses in areas such as Horticulture, Integrated Pest Management, Entomology, Soil and Water Resources, Environmental Sciences, Sustainable Agriculture, and Agroecology.

Admission Requirements

1. Students entering FIU as Freshmen or as a Transfer student with less than 60 transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with fewer than 60 approved credits. Click here for the details.

2. Transfer students entering FIU with 60 or more transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with 60 or more approved credits. Click here for the details.

Career Opportunities

Related Occupations:

Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.

Wages & Employment Trends for Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health:

Florida Median income$49,300
Florida rate of growth +9%
National Median wages $63,600
National Projected growth +15%

Source and more information: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-2041.00

Contact Information

Environmental Studies
MMC: AHC5-396 | 305-348-3089 | whitmand@fiu.edu
www2.fiu.edu/~envstud