School of Agriculture
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:
•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 Day.
Teaching about soil organisms
Learning where soils come from
Measuring the slope
Where is that horizon break?