Inquisitive

Those who enjoy building and organizing knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions and then solving real-world problems will find these majors/concentrations satisfy the curious mind.

Biochemistry

Entomology

Prepares students to identify and prevent the damage and disease caused by insect to crops, livestock, and humans.

Career Opportunities:

  • Agricultural consultant - median annual salary of $58,140
  • Beekeeper - median annual salary of $44,750
  • Forensic entomologist - median annual salary of $64,100
  • Pest control specialist - median annual salary of $36,610

Biochemistry

Plant Pathology

Prepares students to detect plant disease and prescribe remedies in plant production.

Career Opportunities:

  • Agricultural consultant — median annual salary of $58,240
  • FDA regulatory agent — median annual salary of $106,140
  • Researcher — median annual salary of $63,950
  • Seed and plant production agent — median annual salary of $66,700

Biochemistry

Forensic Science

Prepares students to work in criminology or forensics using molecular sciences.

Career Opportunities:

  • Crime laboratory analyst — median annual salary of $58,230
  • Forensic anthropologist — median annual salary of $62,280
  • Forensic engineer — median annual salary of $95,000
  • Medical examiner — median annual salary of $72,420

Biochemistry

Science

Prepares students to pursue graduate research after completion of their undergraduate degree.


Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion

Science

Prepares students to develop safe, healthy, and nutritious food supplies and pursue graduate research.

Career Opportunities:

  • Food microbiologist — median annual salary of $66,000
  • Food safety technologist — median annual salary of $52,420
  • HACCP coordinator — median annual salary of $82,880
  • Quality assurance specialist — median annual salary of $53,830