Ag Biotech emphasizes the development and application of new technologies to ensure a safe and abundant food and fiber supply.
Students are passionate about scientific methodology and real-world application, enjoying the vast opportunities available in faculty- and student-led research.
The Integrated Plant Sciences (IPS) interdisciplinary degree program includes horticulture, crop and soil sciences, entomology, plant pathology and molecular science. You will learn the science and technology used to optimize plant life from molecule to market.
$93,219Average starting salary of Ag Biotech graduates
$1,000+Awarded to each student in the major
100%Engage in student-led research projects
16:1 Student to faculty ratio
Minimum Total Credits: 120 credits
Below is an example of a 4-year plan. Your program may include different courses. Consult with your advisor about the best combination and order of courses for you.Visit the WSU Catalog for a list of required courses for this major and course descriptions.
General Education Requirements: 40 credits
IPS Degree Core Requirements: 30 credits
BIOLOGY 106 or BIOLOGY 120 – 4 credits
CHEM 102: Chemistry Related to Life Sciences – 4 credits
CROP_SCI/HORT 102: Cultivated Plants – 3 credits
CROP_SCI/HORT 202: Crop Growth and Development – 4 credits
The best thing about WSU was the opportunity to work in different labs on campus. Classes in plant breeding, genetics, chemistry, and soil science gave me necessary information to do research. WSU taught me how to be confident and independent.
Grace Murekatete, Matching Grant Case Specialist, International Institute