Degree Programs | LSU College of Agriculture

Undergraduate Degree Programs



Learn marketing, economics, finance and management practices behind the food and fiber agribusiness industry.

  • Agribusiness (no concentration)
  • Agribusiness Finance
  • Food Industry Management
  • International Business
  • Rural Development


The teaching concentration prepares you for formal teaching in secondary schools while the extension and non-formal education concentration provides training for careers in extension, business, government and industry.

  • Teaching in Formal Education
  • Agricultural Leadership and Development


Learn about the animal industry including food, livestock and companion animal production, vet science and animal products.

  • Animal Production
  • Animal Products Processing
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine1
  • Science and Technology


Learn how agencies and government develop environmental regulations, land use planning, soil, water and ecological risk assessments.

  • Policy Analysis
  • Resource Conservation
  • Environmental Analysis and Risk Management


Study science and policy of wetlands, wildlife, conservation biology, fisheries, aquaculture, forestry, habitat management, and prepare for graduate degrees in natural resources, environmental law, and veterinary medicine.

  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecological Restoration
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Forest Enterprise
  • Forest Resource Management
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine2
  • Wetland Science
  • Wildlife Ecology
  • Wildlife Habitat Conservation and Management


Study food sensory and chemical composition, its effect on the body, and how foods can improve health and decrease disease.

  • Dietetics
  • Food Science and Technology (with pre-med option)
  • Nutrition, Health and Society
  • Nutritional Sciences/Pre-Medical




Learn ways to cultivate, propagate and manage plants in landscapes, crop gardens and agronomic fields.
  • Agricultural Pest Management - Entomology
  • Agricultural Pest Management - Plant Pathology
  • Crop Science
  • Horticultural Sciences
  • Medicinal Plant Sciences
  • Soil Science
  • Sustainable Production Systems
  • Turf and Landscape Management
  • Urban Entomology



Focus on design, development and marketing of textile and apparel design in a global fashion industry.

  • Apparel Design
  • Merchandising
  • Textile Science



1, 2 The undergraduate majors in Animal Sciences and Natural Resource Ecology and Management offer a three-year pre-veterinary medicine concentration. Students spend three years taking the pre-requisite courses for the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine and apply for admissions during their junior year. If accepted, students may begin Vet School, and after the completion of the first year, receive the B.S. degree. Students who are not accepted to Vet School after three years of undergraduate course work must switch to one of the four year concentrations to receive the B.S. degree.