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About the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

With 72 degrees, CAAS provides the essential research and discovery necessary for tomorrow. Many of the vital questions which CAAS is addressing include: feeding a growing population, addressing a changing climate and developing sustainable practices with our give resources.

Our Mission

The mission of the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences is to enhance the lives of people through education, discovery and outreach, which collectively guide the ethical and sustainable use of land, food, water, and economic resources, thereby improving the health and well-being of humans, plants, animals and the environment.

Message from the Dean

Our college is unique. We have a diverse range of academic offerings and are able to honestly say, we have something for everyone... View the full message


Over the past 100 years, agriculture has changed from horse-powered plows to science-driven innovations and the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences has changed right along with it. View our detailed history

A Degree for Everyone

Now offering over 70 undergraduate and graduate programs ranging from aviation to business to soil science to biotechnology to dietetics to landscape architecture with even more in between, CAAS has a major for everyone.View all CAAS degrees