Soil Science and Agronomy Major

Description: A program that generally focuses on the scientific classification of soils, soil properties, and their relationship to agricultural crops. Includes instruction in soil chemistry, soil physics, soil biology, soil fertility, morphogenesis, mineralogy, hydrology, agronomy, and soil conservation and management.

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Soil Science and Agronomy Major

What Courses Do Soil Science and Agronomy Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Soil Science and Agronomy majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.