Schools and Departments in the College of Agriculture
The Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness covers a wide range of economic and business issues related to food marketing and merchandising; agricultural production; farm policy; natural resource use; rural development; and agribusiness.
The Department of Agricultural and Extension Education and Evaluation (AEEE) prepares and supports highly qualified agricultural & extension professionals to teach, lead and serve youth and adults.
The School of Animal Sciences conducts an array of research, teaching and extension programs related to production and health of livestock, poultry and aquatic animals.
The Department of Entomology engages in an array of activities relating to insects and related arthropods. Research and educational programs in the department are directed toward management of pest insects in agricultural and urban environments, as well as more fundamental aspects of insect biology.
The Department of Experimental Statistics is the principal source of statistical education, research and service. It has a strong orientation toward the application of statistics, and its faculty members provide expert statistical support for the university community in a diversity of ways.
The School of Nutrition and Food Sciences focuses on one of the necessities of life – food. From developing new products to keeping food safe to understanding the relationship to health, the school integrates teaching, research and outreach to provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, industry professionals, producers and the public to keep up to date.
The School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences covers a broad array of research, teaching and extension activities in agronomy, environmental management, soil and weed science and horticulture.
The Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology is recognized for applied and basic research on plant diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, nematodes and viruses of economically important agricultural and horticultural crops as well as coastal plants.
The School of Renewable Natural Resources provides education, research and extension to improve the management and conservation of wildlife, fisheries, wetlands, forests, and other renewable resources, protect biodiversity and promote conservation of diverse ecosystems.
The Department of Textiles, Apparel Design prepares students for professional careers in the textile and apparel industries, which are interconnected and global in nature. Students in the Department of Textiles, Apparel Design and Merchandising are working with the cutting-edge technology not available in many other fashion programs in the South.