Agronomy - Minor

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

About This Minor

The Agronomy minor at Utah State University's College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Department of Plants, Soils and Climate, provides students with an understanding of plant and soil sciences, pest management, forage production, and other agronomy-related topics.

What You Will Learn

Students will acquire knowledge in a variety of agronomy-related areas, such as field cropping systems, forage production and pasture management, pest management principles and practices, soil science, turfgrass management, soil and water conservation, vegetable production, and soil microbiology, among others.


At a Glance

College: College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Department: Plants, Soils and Climate Department

USU Locations:

  • Logan campus

Faculty: View profiles of faculty members on the department directory.

Learn More: Program website

Program Requirements

Career And Outcomes

Career Opportunities

  • Agronomist
  • Soil Scientist
  • Crop Consultant
  • Farm Manager
  • Extension Agent



We will build on your goals and experiences while working together to design an individualized semester-by-semester plan. Your personalized plan will help you see a path from where you are now on to graduation. Even if you are unsure of the major you would like to pursue, we can help with resources and ideas.

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