BABA General Studies Specialization: Plant Science – Agronomy

The Plant Science – Agronomy area of specialization is offered through the Agronomy Department in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Plant Science – Agronomy is the science and technologies of food, feed, fiber and biofuel production. Interest in Plant Science – Agronomy has expanded to include biofuel production as our nation seeks ways to supply its energy needs, while continuing to meet the needs for food, feed, and fiber for an expanding population, nationally and globally. For career information visit the UF Career Connections Center.


Students are required to have a minimum of four classes totaling 12 hours from any of the 3000-4000 level courses listed below and maintain a minimum 2.0 area of specialization GPA. Be sure to check course prerequisite requirements. Visit the Undergraduate Catalog Courses page to find more details for each course.

  • AGR 3303 Genetics
  • AGR 4512 Physiology and Ecology of Crops
  • AGR 4214C Applied Field Crop Production
  • AGR 4231C Forage Science and Range Management
  • AGR 4320 Plant Breeding
  • PLS 3004C Principles of Plant Science
  • PLS 4601C Weed Science

Contact Information

You are always welcome to meet with an advisor in the Heavener School of Business, however, advising specifically related to Plant Science – Agronomy is available through the Agronomy Department in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences. For registration, scheduling, and area-specific questions, please contact:

Danae Perry
1137 Fifield Hall
(352) 273-4573

Minor Option

A minor is available in this area of specialization. To complete the minor students must earn 15 credit hours with a grade of C or better in each class. You can find out more about the Plant Science minor in the Undergraduate Catalog.