UofG logo Plant Ag logo

Department of Plant Agriculture

CHANGING LIVES, IMPROVING LIFE

Plant Agriculture
 

Academic

Undergraduate Studies

Careers

CHATS Major

Business, government agencies, primary producers and farm service organizations need people with a broad understanding of food production issues and skills in Agronomy, Horticulture and Turfgrass Sciences. With a B.Sc. (Agr.), you'll get an interdisciplinary education and specific training to qualify you for leadership in the agrifood industry, in consulting companies and government agencies, or for graduate studies, including:
  • Agronomist (Private or Government)
  • Pest Management Advisor
  • Teacher
  • Research Technician
  • Commodity (Crop) Extension Specialist
  • Foreign Service
  • Entrepreneur
  • Crop Production Manager
  • Graduate Student
  • Farmer
  • Agricultural Product Sales Representative/ Manager
  • Government Regulator
  • Commodity Trader
  • Agricultural Credit Manager
  • Scientist
  • Horticulturalist
  • Golf Course Manager/ Superintendent
  • Turfgrass Specialist
  • Government Agency Representative
  • Gardening Specialist
  • Floriculture Specialist
  • Greenhouse Manager

Organic Agriculture Major

  • Government Advisor
  • Food Inspector
  • Organic Certification Officer
  • Organic Marketing Coordinator
  • Farmer
  • Greenhouse Manager
  • Crop Specialist
  • Organic Agriculture Consultant
  • Agricultural Researcher

Plant Science Major

Applied Plant Science

  • Agronomist
  • Crop Production Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Extension Specialist
  • Government Regulator
  • Graduate Student
  • Greenhouse Manager
  • Grower
  • Horticulturalist
  • Pest Management Advisor
  • Research Technician
  • Sales Representative/ Manager
  • Turfgrass Specialist/Golf Course Manager

Botany

  • Conservation Biologist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Ethnobotanist
  • Graduate Student
  • Government Regulator
  • Policy Developer
  • Research Technician

Plant Biotechnology

  • Government Regulator/Specialist
  • Graduate Student
  • Product Development and Bio-safety Testing 
  • Research Technician
  • Scientist in Government
  • Scientist in the Biotechnology and Agri-food Industries

Plant Environmental Sciences

  • Conservation Biologist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Field Botanist
  • Government Biologist
  • Graduate Student
  • Invasive species Biologist
  • Park Naturalist
  • Rare and Endangered Species Biologist
  • Research Technician
  • Restoration Specialist
  • Wetland/Forest Ecologist