Plant Science (Multiple concentrations)

College of Agriculture

This major is designed for students who are interested in the biology of plants: how they grow, develop and evolve; the interactions of plants with other organisms and their role in the environment; how to manage plants that are grown for food, fiber and fuel. Concentration areas allow plant science students to develop expertise in these areas, prepare for a career in fields such as biotechnology and environmental management, and move forward to advanced graduate studies.

Concentrations include:

Plant Science (Multiple concentrations) Website

Plan of Study

 

Transfer GPA and Course Requirements

Purdue admits to individual majors. Many majors require that applicants have completed specific coursework, and all have a suggested minimum GPA. The criteria for this major are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these criteria are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students.

Minimum GPA: 2.5


 

Contact Information

Botany and Plant Pathology
goldsbrough@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-4615

Careers

This major is a good choice for a career with biotechnology and genetics companies, research-oriented companies and universities, crop consulting companies, or to continue your post-graduate education.


Related Career Interests

Agriculture

Environment and Ecology

Science and Research