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B.S. in Soil and Crop Sciences

Soil and Crop Sciences at Colorado State University provides hands-on training and expert instruction that will equip students to solve current global challenges in soil, plant, and environmental sciences.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: January, August
Tuition Fee: $31,712 per year
Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States

The demand for students with a fundamental understanding of soil and crop sciences combined with technical and data skills has never been greater.

The graduates of the Soil and Crop Sciences program from Colorado State University go on to exciting careers in industry, government, entrepreneurship, and academia, with 84% employed within 6 months of graduation.

Learning Outcomes

Successful students will achieve:

  • Technical competencies, including knowledge and understanding of soil and crop science principles, the ability to apply these principles to specific issues, and the ability to synthesize information (both technical and non-technical) to meet identified needs.
  • Problem solving skills, such as identifying a problem, collecting data, summarizing information, and drawing conclusions.
  • Professional interpersonal and communication skills, such as presenting a topic with logical development, technical understanding, mechanical and technique correctness, and accurate documentation of sources.

Potential Occupations

The demand for students with training in soil and crop sciences has never been greater. The agricultural sector is undergoing rapid change as we enter the era of big data and embrace new technologies.

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“My experience at CSU, and particularly in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology has been invaluable! The program was both challenging and supportive.”

Sara Bombaci // Master of Science

Concentrations

  • Agronomic Production Management Concentration
  • Applied Information Technology Concentration
  • International Soil and Crop Sciences Concentration
  • Plant Biotechnology, Genetics, and Breeding Concentration
  • Soil Ecology Concentration
  • Soil Restoration and Conservation Concentration

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