Degree Programs | LSU College of Agriculture

Undergraduate Degree Programs


Agricultural Business

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


Agriculture and extension education

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.


Animal Sciences

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


Environmental Management Systems

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


Natural Resource Ecology and 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.


Nutrition and Food Science

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




Plant and Soil Systems

Learn ways to cultivate, propagate and manage plants in landscapes, crop gardens and agronomic fields.


Textile, Apparel, and Merchandising

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




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.