Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$366 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. in Crop and Soil Science – Online


Graduates of Oregon State University’s crop and soil science bachelor’s program are in demand throughout the United States and typically have job offers by the time they graduate.

Once you complete your degree online, you’ll join fellow program alumni who entered the workforce as well-educated and well-prepared soil scientists and agronomists – ready to take on critical global challenges of sustainably feeding, clothing and sheltering a growing human population.

   There are good agronomy job opportunities throughout the country. People are just not taking advantage of those opportunities.   

– Tom Chastain, associate head and professor, OSU Department of Crop and Soil Science

Job market outlook

Make a well-informed decision on which degree to pursue online by using the following live job market information from public and private data sources.

Career services

Explore career information and other resources specifically tailored to crop and soil science majors on Oregon State’s Career Development Center website.


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