Create Your Own Path
Welcome, we are happy you are here! Our department offers an undergraduate degree in Agricultural Sciences, 5 undergraduate minors, and 2 graduate degrees. We are an innovative group dedicated to helping our students succeed. The Agricultural Sciences degree program helps students identify a career in agriculture or natural resources that best fits them, and creates a course of study to help them get there, you can explore more below. Let's grow together!
Get a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Sciences
Agricultural Sciences is an undergraduate degree program available both on-campus and Ecampus that provides flexibility in designing and structuring a course of study to meet students' individual career and personal goals. Students work closely with advisors to align their academic plan with career paths and specialties. Design your academic journey and see where it takes you!
Learn about Our Graduate Programs
Our department features a master's degree in Agricultural Education and a Ph.D. in Education, with a focus in Agricultural Education. Both degree programs are dedicated to advancing agricultural education. Click the button below to learn more about our master's degree and Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Education!
Our department officers 5 undergraduate minors: Leadership, Comparative International Agriculture, Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Communications, and Agricultural Education. Click the orange tabs below to learn what each of these minors can do for you.
Looking for a path to develop a framework for teaching and learning in a variety of settings within the broad field of agricultural education, including formal and non-formal agricultural education, and outreach and engagement activities in agriculture? This minor will help with that!
Want a broad exposure to agriculture and natural resources? Looking to enhance your agricultural degree? This may be for you!
Want to learn how to better communicate your agriculture/natural resources issues, research, products, and business to stakeholders and better connect with audiences? Here is your minor then!
Hope to explore agricultural concepts and practical experiences through global awareness coursework, language immersion via study/research abroad, and/or international fieldwork? Take a look at this minor.
Craving an opportunity to take your leadership skills to the next level? Check out this minor!
Leadership Academy: The Leadership Academy is a one-year program open to all undergraduates in the Colleges of Agricultural Sciences and College of Forestry. Selected students evaluate their leadership strengths and areas for growth, earn scholarship money for professional development events (like super awesome conferences), set goals for long- and short-term leadership development, and are paired up with a mentor for the ultimate leadership advancing experience. To learn more, go to the Leadership Academy page!
CASE Institute: CASE Institute is a professional development workshop to provide teachers training for the instruction related to a specific CASE course. CASE Institute sessions provide teachers important background related to the pedagogy used in CASE curricula and practice teaching various lessons to prepare them for classroom instruction.
Summer Ag Institute: Summer Ag Institute (SAI) is a three-credit, action-packed week-long, graduate-level class through Oregon State University that educates K-12 teachers with little or no background in agriculture. The goal of SAI is to help educators use agriculture as a context for teaching core academics - science, math, social students, and English.