Majors and Minors
Major in Landscape Architecture at the University of Delaware
Landscape architecture is environmental problem-solving. In this interdisciplinary major, University of Delaware students address environmental, natural resource and sustainability challenges at local, regional and global levels. Subject areas include plants and ecosystems; site design and engineering; design, planning and management; public policy; computer applications; natural and cultural systems; sustainability; creative problem solving; art; business, and science.
YouTube Video about Landscape Architecture major: youtube.com/watch?v=0b0j2iWl5xc
Major in Plant Science at the University of Delaware
The plant science major at the University of Delaware applies the principles of agriculture, biology, and chemistry to plant life. Experiential learning is the cornerstone of this major—on our 350-acre outdoor classroom and in state-of-the-art greenhouses, gardens and research laboratories.
YouTube Video about Plant Science major: youtube.com/watch?v=sEtnqQ1rEN4
Major in Sustainable Food Systems at the University of Delaware
In UD’s sustainable food systems major, students approach key food system challenges critically and innovatively—from agriculture and production, processing, retail consumption and waste. Learn more about the major. Classroom theory meets practical application in UD’s distinctive 350-acre classroom—a live laboratory with state-of-the-art greenhouses, gardens and research labs.
YouTube Video about Sustainable Food Systems major: youtube.com/watch?v=QQEgnAlXgdA
Major in Insect Ecology and Conservation at the University of Delaware
Insects are becoming extinct faster than any other group of species. Conserving insects, the foundation of the world’s biodiversity, is the first step towards protecting the planet. The University of Delaware boasts the only insect ecology and conservation undergraduate major in the nation! The University's unique emphasis on ecology and conservation sets the program apart from other traditional, stand-alone programs across the country as students receive a more holistic training in the natural sciences.
YouTube Video about Insect Ecology and Conservation major: youtube.com/watch?v=LSAPUFaFrHE
Major in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Delaware
If you want to make a change in the world and you love animals, then wildlife ecology and conservation is the perfect place for you. Conserving biodiversity is the underlying theme of the program, with a unique blend of lectures, labs, field trips, and study abroad. The curriculum is carefully designed so that graduates have Associate Wildlife Biologist certification from The Wildlife Society.
YouTube Video about Wild Ecology and Conservation major: youtube.com/watch?v=d3l0MFQv_uI
Major in Environmental and Resource Economics at the University of Delaware
UD environmental and resource economics majors apply economic principles to the pressing environmental and natural resource issues facing our society today and in the future. UD students tailor their degree, focusing on the economics of sustainability and policy or natural resource management.
YouTube Video about Environmental and Resource Economics major: youtube.com/watch?v=j8uvW7ULgQQ
Major in Food and Agribusiness Marketing and Management at the University of Delaware
The job market is hungry for students well trained in business, but who also understand the unique nature and dynamics of the food and fiber industries. The food and agribusiness marketing and management major focuses on these industries, including food marketing, management and leadership, and entrepreneurship.
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Major in Statistics at the University of Delaware
The University of Delaware will allow you to apply statistical techniques to real data and real problems, making you highly sought after when it’s time to enter the job market. Our students build a “statistical imagination” to address a range of problems in diverse fields. Our courses apply to problem solving in areas like economics, biology, business or the environment. Couple this major with a minor in data analytics or resource economics, and you’ll land an impactful, high-paying job upon graduation!
YouTube Video about Statistics major: youtube.com/watch?v=DSOW_3GhmNM
Major in Animal Biosciences at the University of Delaware
Animal bioscientists are needed to answer questions related to how animals and animal systems function. UD's curriculum includes prerequisite courses suggested for admission to graduate programs in animal science and biology (calculus, chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and microbiology).
YouTube Video about Animal Biosciences major: youtube.com/watch?v=H7oLUEry6RE
Major in Animal Science at the University of Delaware
UD students become knowledgeable in animal nutrition, health, behavior, reproduction, physiology, genetics and animal management. The combination of science courses and hands-on experience with animals makes our program truly distinctive. Students play an important role in the conservation of non-domesticated animals housed in zoos, aquariums and sanctuaries.
YouTube Video about Animal Science major: youtube.com/watch?v=bbwiUx6If2s
Major in Food Science at the University of Delaware
Be part of solving one of humanity’s most critical and demanding challenges—the global demand for food. Using lessons from chemistry, biology and microbiology, UD students learn to create new food products and bring them to market with creativity, critical thinking and innovation.
YouTube Video about Food Science major: youtube.com/watch?v=-yp3nBNpKZQ
Major in Pre-Veterinary Medicine at the University of Delaware
Beginning in their first semester, UD students work with horses, cows, sheep and yes, blue hens, on our 350-acre farm, which is located right on campus. Students have the opportunity to participate in undergraduate research and work closely with faculty scholars to solve problems in animal nutrition, immunology, virology, and molecular biology.
YouTube Video about Pre-Vet major: youtube.com/watch?v=AnbrNJTTUTk
- Animal Nutrition Minor
- Animal Science Minor
- Environmental Soil Science Minor
- Equine Science Minor
- Food and Agribusiness Marketing and Management Minor
- Food Science Minor
- Insect and Wildlife Conservation Minor
- Landscape Horticulture Minor
- Resource Economics Minor
- Statistical Data Analytics Minor
- Statistics Minor