Why choose the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences? Not only do we strive for excellence in teaching, research, Extension and service, but—we’re also a family. From the moment you step through our doors, you’ll experience a supportive environment that promotes networking, professional growth, and the pursuit of greatness. Our friendly faculty and staff are committed to your success as you prepare for your career. We’ll be by your side every step of the way.
Applying to the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences
Incoming Freshmen Admissions
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 Student Admissions
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.
Students wishing to transfer into the department should follow the transfer course sheet guidelines.
Change of Major Admissions
Current Texas A&M University students looking to transfer into our department through a change of major must submit a Change of Major request form. Change of Major forms are specific to each degree, and include specific requirements that must be reviewed and met prior to submitting the form.
Students who were previously enrolled in a degree-granting program at Texas A&M and did not complete their program of study can apply for readmission to the university. For more information on readmission to Texas A&M University, visit admissions.tamu.edu/apply/readmit. Additionally, students seeking readmission are encouraged to reach out to an advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduate Student Admissions
Interested graduate students must submit their application, along with required materials through the Texas A&M University GraduateCAS. A full list of program requirements can be found on each degree program page.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
Students at Texas A&M get a world-class education at a reasonable cost—and graduate with far less college-related debt than their peers at other universities. We award approximately $85,000 in scholarships annually to undergraduate students in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences and support graduate students through assistantships and fellowships, travel and research grants. This funding is made possible by donors and supporters of the department including former students, family and friends, former faculty and industry sponsors.
In the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences we have aligned our academic advising to better support students during their time at Texas A&M University. We have assembled a diverse and knowledgeable advisor community dedicated to providing our students with high-quality academic advising services. If you are a current student and have questions about your coursework, degree program or progress toward graduation, we encourage you to reach out to one of the advisors in WFES Advising Hub.
Students interested in joining our department are recommended to meet with an academic advisor. You can schedule an appointment by emailing email@example.com.
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