University of Vermont

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Departments and Programs

Undergraduate Offerings

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CALS has six undergraduate departments, four programs that are shared with other UVM colleges and schools, as well as a self designed program.



Animal Science Department (ASCI)

  • Major: Bachelor of Science in Animal Science
    Concentrations: Pre-Veterinary/Pre-Professional Science, Equine Science, Dairy Production, and General Animal Science.
  • Minor: Animal Science

Community Development and Applied Economics Department (CDAE)

  • Majors: Bachelor of Science in Community Entrepreneurship, Bachelor of Science in Community and International Development, Bachelor of Science in Public Communication
  • Minors: Green Building and Community Design, Applied Design, Community Entrepreneurship, Community and International Development, Consumer Affairs, Consumer and Advertising, and Public Communication.

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Department (MMG)

  • Majors: Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, Bachelor of Science in Molecular Genetics
  • Minors: Microbiology, Molecular Genetics
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences shares this department with the College of Medicine (COM). Undergraduate studies are in CALS while graduate studies are in the COM.

Nutrition and Food Sciences Department (NFS)

  • Majors: Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Sciences, Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Sciences
  • Minor: Nutrition and Food Sciences

Plant Biology Department (PBIO)

  • Major: Bachelor of Science in Plant Biology
    Concentrations: Evolution and Ecology of Plants, General Plant Biology, Plant Molecular Biology
  • Minor: Plant Biology

Plant and Soil Science (PSS)

  • Majors: Bachelor of Science in Ecological Agriculture, Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Landscape Agriculture
  • Minors: Ecological Agriculture, Soil Science, Sustainable Landscape Horticulture

Self-Designed Major

 

Cross-College Programs

Biochemistry Integrated Program (BICM)

  • Major: Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
  • Minor: Biochemistry

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences shares this major with the College of Arts and Sciences

Biological Science Integrated Program (BISC)

  • Major: Bachelor of Science in Biological Science

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences shares this major with the College of Arts and Sciences

Environmental Sciences Integrated Program (ENSC)

  • Major: Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences

Concentrations: Agriculture and the Environment, Conservation Biology and Biodiversity, Ecological Design, Environmental Analysis and Assessment, Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Geology, Environmental Resources, Water Resources

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences shares this major with the College of Arts and Sciences and the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources.

Environmental Studies Integrated Program (ENVS)

  • Major: Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies
  • Minor: Environmental Studies

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences shares this major with the College of Arts and Science, the Rubenstein School of the Environment and Natural Resources and the College of Education and Social Services.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)

  • Minor: Food Systems

This interdisciplinary minor is supported by faculty and courses in Animal Science, Community Development and Applied Economics, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Nutrition and Food Sciences, Plant Biology, and Plant and Soil Science.

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