Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Degree Department
Agricultural Business Management

With a degree in Agricultural Business Management, you will be an expert at navigating the important intersection of business and agriculture. It is no longer enough to understand how agriculture and food systems worked yesterday and today. We will give you the tools and skills you will need to handle the problems you will face in the future.

Department of Applied Economics
Agricultural Sciences Major

The Agricultural Sciences major gives you the freedom to design your own degree. As part of the degree program, students can choose from various agricultural-based credits and electives. You can go broad with exposure to all areas of agriculture, go deep with two or more emphasis areas — or do a combination of both.

Department of Agricultural Education and Agricultural Sciences
Animal Sciences

Programs provide up-to-date information on methods of rearing domestic livestock, poultry and horses, and producing meat, milk, eggs, wool and other animal products. In addition, students become prepared for advanced studies in animal sciences, veterinary medicine and education. Students may select between two study options for this major: 1) animal management or 2) preveterinary medicine.

Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences
Bioresource Research

Bioresource Research students acquire research experience and broadly based knowledge in interdisciplinary fields of agricultural, environmental, food, health and forest sciences. Many become industrial or academic research professionals in science, while others will enter graduate and professional schools in the life sciences or become secondary school science teachers.

Botany

The field of plant biology, which encompasses botany and plant pathology, involves the study of plants at levels of organization ranging from the molecular to the global ecosystem. Plant scientists in the 21st century will be called upon to provide information useful for producing food, fiber and medicine for an increasing population and for increasing our understanding of the diversity of plant and ecological systems and their interactions with humans. Students studying botany and plant pathology at OSU receive the basic science background necessary for such contributions, and may choose to focus in a particular area within plant science.

Department of Botany and Plant Pathology
BS in Horticulture

Horticulture involves the production, genetic improvement, storage and marketing of fruits, nuts, vegetables, flowers and vegetable crops along with the design, construction and management of landscape plantings such as parks, gardens, golf courses, restoration projects and sports fields.

Department of Horticulture
Crop and Soil Science B.S. Degree

Want to get your hands dirty while making a difference? Our students work on solving the most complex agricultural and natural resource problems faced in Oregon, our nation and across the globe. Students who want to make a measurable difference in our communities are perfect candidates for a degree in either crop science or soil science. Graduates of our program, in demand across the United States, typically have several job offers by the time that they graduate.

Department of Crop and Soil Science
Ecological Engineering Major

Ecological Engineering is the design of sustainable systems consistent with ecological principles that integrate human activities into the natural environment to the benefit of both. This approach emphasizes diversity, resilience and adaptation to maintain sustainability.

Department of Biological and Ecological Engineering
Environmental Economics and Policy

The curriculum develops skills in agricultural economics, resource economics, economic development, marine economics, international agricultural trade and related fields. This program provides flexibility to meet a wide variety of educational and career goals.

Department of Applied Economics
Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences (B.S.)

For students earning their first or second (post baccalaureate) bachelor's degree the B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences offers first-rate training in processes and strategies for the management and conservation of fish, wildlife and marine species and their habitats.  Students in our degree program learn to think critically and evaluate problems using basic and applied science, and fundamental ecological principles and through consideration of social influences on conservation.

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Food Science and Technology

Food science and technology involves the chemistry and engineering to deliver safe, convenient food products from the farm to the market. The program integrates principles and concepts in the physical, biological and engineering sciences, and applies them to the scientific and technological aspects of food processing. The role of the food scientist is to successfully integrate these disciplines to assure an abundant, high quality and nutritious food supply.

Department of Food Science and Technology
Rangeland Sciences

The B.S. in Rangeland Science degree program will prepare you to pursue high-demand, outdoor career opportunities on both private and public lands in areas such as soil and water conservation, managing for ecosystem goods and services, wildlife habitat management and sustainable land stewardship.

Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences
Sustainability

The Sustainability Double Degree and Minor are offered via the Corvallis campus, Ecampus, and the Cascades campus in Bend. There are three aspects to the Sustainability Double Degree, (1) Sustainability Core Courses, (2) a Practicum experience, and (3) elective credits.

Undergraduate Minor
Degree Department
Agricultural Business Management Minor

Enhance your experience with farm or ranch management, finance and economic analysis of agricultural businesses and organizations.

Department of Applied Economics
Agricultural Sciences Minor

The Agricultural Sciences minor is ideal for students who want to add more exposure and context (broadly) within agriculture to their primary major.

Department of Agricultural Education and Agricultural Sciences
Animal Science Minor

Programs provide up-to-date information on methods of rearing domestic livestock, poultry and horses, and producing meat, milk, eggs, wool and other animal products.

Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences
Bioenergy Minor

The bioenergy minor is open to ALL majors. It’s an excellent complement to agricultural sciences, engineering, forestry, environmental sciences, business, education and social science majors. This interdisciplinary minor focuses on bioenergy concepts and issues, and offers students significant research experience and professional development.

Botany Minor

The field of plant biology, which encompasses botany and plant pathology, involves the study of plants at levels of organization ranging from the molecular to the global ecosystem. Plant scientists in the 21st century will be called upon to provide information useful for producing food, fiber and medicine for an increasing population and for increasing our understanding of the diversity of plant and ecological systems and their interactions with humans.

Department of Botany and Plant Pathology
Comparative International Agriculture Minor

The minor provides students with opportunities to explore international agricultural concepts and practical experiences through global awareness coursework, cultural immersion via study or internship abroad, and through classroom learning about global issues in agriculture.

Department of Agricultural Education and Agricultural Sciences
Crop Science Minor Department of Crop and Soil Science
Entomology Minor

The Entomology minor is available to all OSU students. A minimum of 27 credits is required, at least 12 of which must be upper-division credits.

Department of Crop and Soil Science
Fermentation Science Minor

The Fermentation Science program, one of just a handful in the nation, is a hands-on applied science addressing the use of microorganisms as processing agents in the production of wine and beer, as well as a variety of other fermented foods such as cheese, yogurt, soy sauce, pickles, breads and fermented vegetables.

Department of Food Science and Technology
Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences - Minor

The Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences minor offers a broad foundation in biodiversity conservation, ecosystem function and human influences on natural resources, as well as fish and wildlife biology.

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Food Economics and Policy Minor

The Food Economics and Policy minor offers students an opportunity to expand their understanding of the economic and political foundations of contemporary agricultural and food systems. This minor emphasizes the complexity and inter-connectedness of consumer demand and the food system’s ability to supply agricultural and food products that meet this demand.

Department of Food Science and Technology
Food Manufacturing Minor

The Food Manufacturing minor introduces students to several engineering and operations concepts. A key component of the minor is a three-month manufacturing internship at a food processing facility. Prior to the internship, students will work within the department’s pilot plants, producing at least one of cheese, beer, wine, liquors or fruit and vegetable products.

Department of Food Science and Technology
Food Science Minor

Food Science and Technology is the application of science and engineering principles to the design, analysis, processing, packaging, production, preparation, evaluation and storage of foods, food ingredients and beverages.

Department of Food Science and Technology
Food Technology Minor Department of Food Science and Technology
Horticulture Minor

If you're seeking the flexibility of an online degree, the General Horticulture option offered through Oregon State's Ecampus gives you the opportunity to face problems as a professional horticulturist, with a solid education and background in sound scientific principles. This option is especially recommended if you're already working in the horticultural industry because it will build upon your existing knowledge in biology, plant science, soils and more. The General Horticulture option will also introduce you to the latest technology and trends in the field.

Department of Horticulture
Leadership Minor

The Leadership minor is designed to provide you with the most beneficial educational experience possible, and it's open to every student on campus, regardless of major, department, or college affiliation!

Department of Agricultural Education and Agricultural Sciences
Marine Conservation and Management Minor

Our Marine Conservation and Management minor means you get more out of your degree at Oregon State. Now you can focus on marine vertebrates, conservation science and management of living resources. Study, learn, innovate - you're the next step in creating a healthy planet, healthy economy and healthy people. Let's go further.

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Natural Resource and Environmental Law and Policy Minor

Explore the laws and policies that govern our natural resources in the US from many different perspectives

Department of Applied Economics
Rangeland Science Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences
Resource Economics Minor

Investigate theoretical, sociological and practical approaches to the field of resource economics.

Department of Applied Economics
Soil Science Minor

To earn the Soil Science minor, students must complete the courses listed below to total 27 credits.

Department of Crop and Soil Science
Sustainability Minor

The sustainability minor provides interdisciplinary academic courses in which students think critically about sustainability challenges facing society today and possible solutions to complex issues.

Toxicology Minor Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology
Turf and Landscape Management Minor Department of Horticulture