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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

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CREATE THE FUTURE YOU WANT
IN PLANT AND LANDSCAPE SYSTEMS

In the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, we empower students to connect with people, cultivate ideas, discover new opportunities and acquire the skills necessary to feed and enrich the lives of a growing global population.

MAJOR: PLANT AND LANDSCAPE SYSTEMS

Majors in Plant and Landscape Systems can choose from the following options.

MAJOR: PLANT BIOLOGY

The plant biology major is for students who want to explore plants at the following levels: Molecular (biotechnology option); Cellular and organismal (biological, biochemical/chemical sciences); Whole plant/applied physiological (horticulture and agronomy courses); and Ecological (ecology and management option).
Explore Plant Biology major options.

THRIVE at NEBRASKA

Individualized attention and support in our small classroom settings will help you develop your professional skills. Our hands-on experiences both inside and outside of the classroom will allow you to continually find opportunities to grow.

FIND CONNECTIONS to
CO-CREATE YOUR PATH

Work with passionate faculty, staff and alumni with real-world experiences who can assist you in research, internships, mentorship and networking.

EARN SCHOLARSHIPS to SUPPORT YOU

Apply for over $130,000 in financial aid awarded to students each year by the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.

MAKE your IMPACT ON THE WORLD

Manage complex plant and soil systems which provide services for people and the planet.

CHOOSE from more than 80 COURSES

Recognize, describe and assess the value of nature and apply science and technology knowledge to solve problems.

COME FOR A VISIT

Husker Weekday Visit

Experience for yourself what life is like as a student at Nebraska. Husker Weekdays are free campus visit opportunities held daily. During your visit, you’ll explore campus with a current Nebraska student as your guide, tour a residence hall, and learn more about student involvement opportunities. You’ll also get the chance to discuss important admission, scholarship and financial aid information with Nebraska Office of Admissions staff.

Check out Husker Weekdays

Campus Visit

The best way to learn more about the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) is to visit us on East Campus. We'll give you a tour of campus and our department, and provide you with information about CASNR and the University. 

Visit East Campus

Visit Our Department

Not ready for the full campus visit? Schedule a one-on-one meeting with Tai Pleasant, Undergraduate Recruiter for the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, to learn about our four majors – Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Biology, and Turfgrass & Landscape Management – and how they can prepare you for YOUR future.

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GET INVOLVED. CREATE YOUR FUTURE.

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Student Resources

We are a vibrant community — complete with caring and dedicated faculty and staff, and numerous resources and opportunities for you to create the future you want.

Agronomy Club

Clubs and Teams

Join a student club or be on a competitive student team. Meet other students, learn from professionals, volunteer around the community, travel and have fun.

Undergraduate students involved in cover crop research

Experiential Education

Get involved with faculty led research, teaching, and community outreach experiences.

Undergraduate Student Services

Tai Pleasant

Tai Pleasant

Undergraduate Recruiter
tpleasant2@unl.edu
402-472-2827
202A Keim Hall
East Campus

Anne Streich

Anne Streich

Undergraduate Advisor
astreich2@unl.edu
402-472-1640
202B Keim Hall
East Campus
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Taylor Cammack

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