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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Agriculture


Purdue Agriculture is one of the world’s leading colleges that offers food, agricultural, and natural resources programs. We train the next generation, who will drive innovation and discovery to reshape life sciences, biosecurity, the environment, agriculture, and the food system. Purdue Agriculture graduates are in great demand. During the past two decades, more than 90 percent of our graduates were employed or were enrolled in graduate or professional schools within three months of graduation.

Undergraduate Degree

Your undergraduate program will blend courses and experiences in your major with preparation in the life and physical sciences, written and oral communication, social sciences and humanities, multicultural awareness, and international understanding. Professional work experiences, leadership development, participation in student organizations, study abroad, and directed research can add to your professional development.

Graduate Degree

Your master’s or doctoral program will be specialized and flexible to prepare you to meet your professional objectives. You’ll find that we offer a growing number of multidisciplinary graduate degree programs, using directed experiences and courses from faculty members in one or more Purdue departments or colleges. Business and industry, government, and academic institutions throughout the world recruit our graduates for leading positions.

College of Agriculture Undergraduate Admissions (website)


Admission to Teacher Education


Department Contact Phone Number Email
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering   Brenda Schroeder 765-494-3060
Department of Agricultural Economics   LeeAnn Williams 765-494-4201
Department of Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication  
Agricultural Education - B. Allen Talbert
Department of Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication   Agricultural Communication - Mark Tucker 765-494-8433
Department of Agronomy   Jane Wiercioch 765-494-4788
Department of Animal Sciences   Ashley York 765-494-4843
Department of Biochemistry   Heidi Fornes 765-494-1612
Department of Botany and Plant Pathology   Darcy Allen 765-494-0352
Department of Entomology   Amanda L. Wilson 765-494-9061
Department of Food Science   Caitlinn Hubbell 765-494-2766
Department of Forestry and Natural Resources   J. Barny Dunning 765-494-3565
Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture   Gloribel Rosales-Burdin 765-496-6433
Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences   Tami Borror 765-496-9024
Pre-Veterinary Medicine   Tim Kerr 765-494-8481

Contact Information

College of Agriculture
615 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2053
Phone: 765-494-8470