Environmental Agriscience

CURRICULUM

What is Environmental Agriscience?

The Environmental Agriscience curriculum educates students in the fundamental and applied principles of environmental quality with an emphasis on soil science and water quality. In addition to agriculture courses, this program of study includes courses in geology, biology, hydrology and GIS (Geographic Information Systems).

How can I use an Environmental Agriscience Degree?

Graduates enter the following careers:
•water quality
•reclamation, and developing environmental impact statements
•Environmental consulting firms
•Environmental Protection Agency
•state health departments,
•Natural Resources Conservation Service
•Agricultural Extension Service

Environmental Agriscience at Tennessee Tech

With its combination of courses in the traditional sciences and agriculture courses, Environmental Agricultural Agriscience students are prepared for a wide range of experiences. A 300-acre working, teaching and research farm located 3 miles from campus, the Tech Farm is also home to the Hyder-Burks Pavilion, which hosts multiple agricultural activities including The Home Show, the Tennessee Tech Garden Club Annual Plant Sale, and Farm Days.

Branson

Advisor: 
Dr. Janice Branson
Email:
jbranson@tntech.edu
Phone:
931-372-3373

soil organisms

Teaching about soil organisms

learning where soils come from
Learning where soils come from

 measuring the slope
Measuring the slope

horizon break
Where is that horizon break?

that's dedication
That’s dedication!

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