Program at a glance

How much does it cost? 

Learn more about how to afford a degree from the University of Nevada, Reno.

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How do I apply?

Open to all undergraduate students. Applicants must have a high-school diploma or GED. Learn how to apply.

Meet your College

The Agricultural Science degree program is offered by the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources' Department of Agriculture, Veterinary & Rangeland Sciences. We're devoted to providing you with strong, cutting-edge teaching, research and engagement programs.

Emphases in the agricultural science degree program

  • Agricultural education emphasis

    The agricultural education emphasis allows you to earn two degrees, a bachelor's degree in agricultural science and a bachelor of science in secondary education. If you complete this program, you will have fulfilled all course requirements for state licensure in the area of agricultural sciences at the secondary school level in the State of Nevada.

  • Animal science emphasis

    The animal science emphasis includes coursework in animal nutrition, animal reproduction and breeding, organic chemistry and veterinary medicine to prepare you for a career working with animals. 

  • Plant science emphasis

    The plant science emphasis focuses on plant breeding and genetics as well as the science of soils to provide a solid foundation in managing plants and crops. You'll also take severl courses in organic chemistry in this emphasis. 

  • General agriculture emphasis

    The emphasis in general agriculture includes a number of courses focusing on accounting and communications to prepare you for the business and management side of agriculture. You'll also take courses from a number of different areas in agricultural science, including horticulture, soil and animal breeding, among others. 

You can afford the University of Nevada, Reno

Through the generosity of our many donors and supporters, our College awards over $250,000 in undergraduate and graduate scholarships each year.

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You can become a world leader

By participating in our University's Honors College while earning your Agricultural Science degree in our College, you'll engage in a series of personalized experiences designed to deepen your capacity to change the world.

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