Admission Requirements

Students interested in joining our department are recommended to meet with an academic advisor. You can schedule an appointment here.

Incoming Freshmen

Students wishing to become a Plant and Environmental Soil Science or Turfgrass Science major must meet the requirements for admission into Texas A&M University and have that major listed as their first or second choice. The Department of Soil and Crop Sciences does not have specific requirements for incoming freshmen.

Transfer Students

Students wishing to transfer into the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences from another academic institution should visit the Office of Admissions website for application information. When submitting your application, please be sure to explain why you would like to major in Plant and Environmental Soil Science or Turfgrass Science.

Transfer Requirements

  • 2.5 GPA and 24 transferable, completed credit hours

Recommended Coursework:

  • One of the following: MATH 140, 141, 142, 150, 151, 152, 166
  • BIOL 101 or 111
  • CHEM 119 (formerly CHEM 101/111)

Transfer Course Plans

The Common Transfer Course List is a guide to assist you with choosing courses that will transfer to Texas A&M University.

Change of Major

Students interested in changing their majors to Plant and Environmental Soil Science or Turfgrass Science from another major at TAMU need to schedule an appointment with LeAnn Hague via email leann.hague@tamu.edu or book online.

To change their majors, current Aggies must have:

  • Interest in applied sciences
  • BIOL 111 or 113 and CHEM 101/111 – recommended
  • One completed MATH course – recommended

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