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Crop & Soil Sciences
Major

Building the foundation for the world’s largest industry

As a student in the Crop and Soil Sciences major, you’ll apply the basic sciences — such as biology, chemistry, physics, geology and microbiology — to better understand the natural foundation upon which our entire industry is built. 

Graduates of this program protect our natural environment while producing the food, fiber and resources that improve life for billions every single day.

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Major Track Options

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What can I do with a Major in Crop & Soil Sciences?

  • Sports Turf Development Management
  • Golf Course Construction & Management
  • Agricultural Climatology
  • Farm Management
  • Chemical Research & Development
  • Land Use Consulting
  • Crop Production
  • Seed Production
  • Soil Quality Research
  • Weed Science

Find out more careers you can have by visiting our Career Discovery services page.

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Beth Guertal
Professor
263 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3999
Liz Smith
Academic Advisor II
230A Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3989

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