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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences



CFAES Majors at the Columbus Campus

CFAES is home to 21 majors and related specializations that prepare students for lives and careers in a variety of industries. Click on a major below to learn more!

New GE: Beginning in the 2022 academic year, new students will pursue the university's revised General Education requirements (GE-New). The links on the right provide the major's requirements for new students at Ohio State in Autumn 2022 or later. Students who first enrolled at Ohio State in previous terms can view their requirements at the information page links on the left. Not sure which applies to you? Ask an advisor! 



Current Curriculum (GE-New)

Agribusiness and Applied Economics   AU22 
Agricultural Communication   AU22 
Agricultural Systems Management   AU22 
Agriscience Education    AU22 
Animal Sciences Animal Biosciences AU22 
Animal Sciences Animal Industries AU22 
Animal Sciences Veterinary Technology AU22 
Animal Sciences  Nutrition AU22 
Community Leadership Community & Extension Education AU22
Community Leadership Leadership AU22
Construction Systems Management   AU22
Culinary Science   AU22 
Entomology   AU22 
Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability   AU22 
Environmental Policy and Decision Making   AU22 
Environmental Science   AU22 
Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering   AU22 
Food Business Management   AU22 
Food Science and Technology   AU22 
Forestry, Fisheries, and Wildlife   AU22 
Natural Resource Management   AU22 
Plant Pathology Plant Health Management AU22
Plant Pathology Plant Microbiology AU22
Professional Golf Management   AU22
Sustainable Agriculture    AU22
Sustainable Plant Systems Agroecology AU22
Sustainable Plant Systems Agronomy AU22
Sustainable Plant Systems Horticulture AU22
Sustainable Plant Systems Plant Biosciences AU22
Sustainable Plant Systems Turfgrass Science AU22

Many of our majors can also be started at the CFAES campus in Wooster, Ohio — Ohio State ATI. Ohio State ATI provides affordable, accessible associate degree programs in agriculture and the related sciences that lead directly to employment or pathways to our bachelor's degrees. View a complete list of Ohio State ATI majors here.

Ohio State academic programs are designed to prepare students to sit for applicable licensure or certification in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure and certification and state licensing board contact information at