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The Department of Agriculture at Illinois State University offers a wide range of academic programs.



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    Minor in Agriculture

    Customize your coursework, taking classes on both diverse topics and specific areas.


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    Designed to advance students' knowledge of agribusiness management and the science of agricultural production.

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    Agriculture Education and Leadership

    Designed to advance student's knowledge in the field of both formal and informal agricultural education.

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    Have an opportunity to focus on a variety of subjects.

Financial Support

Learn how we can help support your academic experience.

Department of Agriculture Tuition Waiver Policy

View funding opportunities

Department of Agriculture Opportunities

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Study Abroad

The Department of Agriculture offers four scholarships worth $500 each for agriculture students who are participating in our Study Abroad Programs in France or Argentina.

Learn more about Study Abroad

Internships and Professional Practice

More than half of Agriculture students complete an internship during their time at Illinois State, providing them with an opportunity to apply classroom knowledge to real-world problems.

Learn more about Internships and Professional Practice
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Career Fair

The Department of Agriculture Career Fair is the perfect place to find an internship or full-time position.

Learn more about Career Fair


You have career and academic goals to accomplish. We can help.

Learn About Agriculture Advising

Visit Us

Meet With Advisors

We encourage prospective students to visit campus, see our facilities, and meet with a representative from our department.

  • Undergraduates

    To arrange a meeting or for more information about our department, please contact our department advisor, Cori Malone.

  • Grad Students

    Contact Graduate Coordinator Dr. Aslihan Spaulding to learn more about the program.

Visit Our Campus

  • Undergraduates

    Campus information sessions, which include a student-led walking tour of campus and a residence hall tour, are given Monday through Friday and on most Saturdays from August through May when classes are in session. Contact the Office of Admissions to make a reservation.

  • Grad Students

    Contact the Graduate School to schedule a visit.