Undergraduate Programs

The field of agriculture includes a very broad range of career objectives. Subject matter fields include plant science, animal science, soil science, horticulture, agricultural engineering, agricultural education, agribusiness and agricultural economics. Job opportunities are numerous, and students trained in general agriculture are in high demand. A brief list of agricultural positions might include plant breeder, soil scientist, soil conservationist, extension agent, sales representative, banker, agriculture teacher, nursery specialist, landscape designer, greenhouse manager, farmer, nutritionist, animal breeder, economist, forester, processor, food scientist and farm manager. Students with a general interest in agriculture come to Murray State University from varied rural and urban experiences. They have a wide range of interests and career objectives for employment in agriculture.

For more information please email msu.ag@murraystate.edu.

For advising questions please contact one of the following:
Agricultural Science- Dr. Alyx Shultz  (270) 809-6925
Animal/Equine Science- Dr. Shea Porr  (270) 809-6908
Animal Health/Pre-Veterinary Medicine- Dr. Terry Canerdy (270) 809-7002

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Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Agribusiness Economics Undergraduate Degree

Agricultural Education Undergraduate Degree

Agricultural Systems Technology Undergraduate Degree

Agriculture Degree Options

Associate Degree in Agriculture Curriculum (PDF)
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Curriculum (PDF)
Major in Agriculture Curriculum (PDF)
Minor in Agriculture (21 hours of Agricultural classes with 6 of those hours 300 level or above)

Agriscience Technology

Agronomy Undergraduate Degree