Sustainable Food Systems Sourcebook

Washington State University: Agricultural and Food Systems (BS)

Johnson Hall Washington State University , Pullman, 99163, United States

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Food Systems
Undergraduate Degree
General info

The Agricultural and Food Systems degree program is an exciting, college-wide, interdisciplinary program that offers a Bachelor of Science degree with five majors from which to choose.

§  Agricultural Technology and Production Management

§  Agricultural Education

§  Organic Agriculture Systems

§  Agricultural and Food Business Economics

§  Agriculture and Food Security

In each major, emphasis is placed on gaining a solid background in the agricultural sciences, including learning to work with and in the complexity of agriculture and food systems. All students take a core set of classes in order to develop a broad interdisciplinary background while also studying specific subjects that prepare graduates for their chosen fields. An internship related to the students focus area is included in these requirements.

Students are encouraged to participate as part-time employees in research programs and seek professional internships for applied learning experiences. Scholarships an financial aid are available based on ability, need, and interest.

There are multiple opportunities for students to interact personally and professionally with faculty, staff, and other students outside of class through a wide range of activities, including numerous student clubs, field and/or lab jobs in research programs, and other events.