There are 12 majors housed in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES), with a diverse array of concentrations that ensure our graduates are prepared for the careers they are striving for.
ACES students also have plenty of opportunities to study abroad and discover the global community surrounding their career interests.
Students looking to gain insights on a topic not within their major can earn a minor from the College of ACES in various fields of study.
The variety of graduate programs offered by the College of ACES include online and Professional Science Master’s programs in addition to our more traditional master’s and Ph.D. programs.
View our program offerings below. If you're interested in learning more about getting a degree in ACES, fill out our request form.
The College of ACES offers 12 majors with dozens of concentrations to fit what you're looking for.
ABE students combine fundamental engineering skills with training in the design and analysis of complex systems for food, agriculture, energy, and the environment.
- Agricultural Engineering
- Biological Engineering
ALEC students study how people work together and lead their peers, learn from and educate others, and communicate issues related to food, agriculture, and the environment.
- Agricultural Communications
- Agricultural Education
- Organizational and Community Leadership
New! CS+ANSC students combine a strong grounding in computer science with technical knowledge of animal sciences to work with sensor technology, large data sets, and predictive analytics to improve the health and well-being of production animals and pets.
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CS+CPSC students combine disciplines to revolutionize plant production systems using digital technology.
HDFS students help people by improving family dynamics, addressing childhood adversity, and promoting healthy relationships.
- Child and Adolescent Development
- Family Studies
NRES students shape a more sustainable future locally and around the globe by studying the intersections among natural resources, human-managed ecosystems, and the social sciences.
- Ecosystem Stewardship and Restoration Ecology
- Environmental Science and Management
- Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
- Human Dimensions of the Environment
ACE students go beyond the basics of business, economics, and policy to solve challenges in food, agriculture, consumer protection, energy, and the environment.
- Agribusiness Markets and Management
- Farm Management
- Finance in Agribusiness
- Consumer Economics and Finance
- Financial Planning
- Environmental Economics and Policy
- Policy, International Trade, and Development
- Public Policy and Law
ANSC students create and practice innovative ways to improve the efficiency of food animal production, enhance the well-being of animals we keep, and further global animal conservation efforts.
- Science, Pre-Veterinary and Medical
- Companion Animal and Equine Science
- Food Animal Production and Management
CPSC students learn to feed and fuel the world through innovations in agronomy, biotechnology, data science, environmental science, and horticultural food systems.
- Biological Sciences
- Crop Agribusiness
- Horticulture Food Systems
- Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Biology
- Plant Protection
FSHN students optimize health and wellness through the development and delivery of safe, nutritious, accessible, and affordable foods.
- Human Nutrition
- Food Science
- Hospitality Management
MFST students gain understanding and the ability to implement solutions for the serious challenges urban food and environmental systems face today.
TSM students apply engineering principles, study the technology used in these systems, and integrate business-management concepts in the food, feed, agricultural, environmental, energy and construction industries.
- Construction Management
- Environmental Systems Management
- Mechanization, Marketing, and Technology Management Systems
- Processing Systems
- Renewable Energy Systems