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Agriculture and Natural Resources

The Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR), an academic unit in the College of Agriculture, Science and Technology, is committed to the land-grant mission of the University, which is excellence in teaching, research and outreach. AGNR offers bachelors and master’s programs designed to prepare students for science-based careers in agriculture, natural resources, and veterinary medicine.

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Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences provides a strong foundation in both traditional and modern areas of biology for students preparing for careers in the biological sciences. Careers for our typical graduates span the spectrum from professional study at graduate, medical, dental, or other health-related schools to technical positions in biology-related fields in industry or government.

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Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry strives to provide a sound foundation in chemistry for students wishing to concentrate in chemistry; to prepare students for professional careers and for graduate study; to provide a proper sequence of courses for those students preparing to teach chemistry in the secondary school or preparing to enter medical, dental, or other health professional schools; and to meet to needs of the students wishing to secure a knowledge of the fundamental principles of chemistry.

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Physical and computational sciences

The Division of Physical and Computational Sciences includes the Computer & Information Sciences, Physics & Engineering, and Mathematical Sciences academic units. The Division offers 15 bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees. More information about each academic unit is available at the link below.

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Human Ecology

The Department of Human Ecology embraces and promotes the land-grant mission of the University, which is excellence in teaching, research and outreach. The Department offers bachelors and master’s programs designed to prepare students for science-based careers in food science, nutritional science, and dietetics, and for technical careers in textiles and apparel management and design.

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