College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

Academic Programs

We offer programs of study in:

  • Agricultural Science & Technology- Agronomy or Environmental Horticulture, Agricultural Education
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Plant Science- Plant Biology, & Management Programs: Turf & Golf Course Management, Urban Forestry, and Landscape Management (minor)

Learn more about our program below! Also, meet our faculty!

Agricultural Science & Technology (AGST)- In this program we teach all the principles of agronomy with a unique emphasis on mixed agriculture, integrated pest management, and environmental stewardship.

Students may choose between a specialization in Agronomy or Environmental Horticulture

We also have a dual major or integrated Masters path in Agricultural Education for all those who are interested!

Landscape Architecture (LARC, Undergraduate and Graduate studies)- Do you want to lead, educate, and participate in the careful stewardship, wise planning, and artful design of our built and natural environments? Landscape Architecture may be for you!

Plant Science (PLSC, Undergraduate and Graduate Studies)- If you are interested in Plant Biology (plant pathology, plant ecology, and plant physiology/ development) the Plant Science major is for you! The Plant Science major is also home to our Management programs: Turf/Golf Course ManagementUrban Forestry, and Landscape Management.

Our majors have concentrations or specializations that are likely to fit your interests!

Current Students

Please check out the Advising page to prepare for the following semester!

Transfer Students

Thinking about transferring to UMD?  Check out our Transfer Students page which has lots of helpful information.

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Fill out a request form or email us for more information about our programs!

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Garden questions? Visit our Extension Home and Garden Information Center!

You may also want to contact the Institute of Applied Agriculture.

Looking for a new career or a change?

“The U.S. Department of Agriculture forecasts that over the next five years the annual demand for college graduates in agriculture and food industries will be 57,900 jobs per year. Unfortunately, American agricultural colleges […] will only be producing about 35,400 graduates per year.” -Forbes, 2015

Good news for you- We can help educate and prepare you for one of those jobs! Contact us today!


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