As an agricultural science major at Truman, you expand your college experience through hands-on learning and experiential learning. Truman also offers minors in Agricultural Studies, Agricultural Business, and Equine Studies.
When you pursue a Bachelor of Science in agricultural science, you have the flexibility to choose the focus of your studies by selecting one of four specializations:
- Horticulture and Agronomy
- Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science
- Equine Science
- Agricultural Business
Gain Practical Experience
As an agricultural science major at Truman, you have more opportunity to get hands-on training than you typically find at larger institutions. If horses are your passion, learn about breeding, reproduction, horsemanship, and more. Or work directly with vegetable production and marketing through our Farm to School Program. You can also learn about plants, crops, and soil, as well as livestock management.
Unique Learning Environment
Located about a mile from campus, the 400-acre University Farm features a classroom/lab, two greenhouses, an orchard, vineyards, research and garden plots, as well as cattle and horse herds and indoor and outdoor riding arenas. You also have access to labs and equipment in Magruder Hall, the University’s science facilities.
July 6, 2020
In accordance with CDC guidelines, and in consultation with the city of Kirksville and the Adair County Health Department, Truman will host its Aug. 1 commencement ceremony in a virtual format.
July 6, 2020
Since it began in 2004, the Truman Compost Project has diverted more than 100,000 pounds of food scraps from the landfill annually.