Students in the Texas A&M University Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering enjoy small class size and frequent one-to-one contact with professors, even though our department is among the largest of its kind. What’s more, our faculty will be actively involved in helping develop your career, from advising you on the selection of your courses to helping you make contact with our many industrial partners, many of whom are among our more than 2,000 Former Students.
The Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering offers undergraduate curricula in Biological and Agricultural Engineering and Agricultural Systems Management:
Biological and Agricultural Engineering Program Options
B.S. Biological and Agricultural Engineering
The Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department provides quality education, research and outreach in engineering and technology for the world’s agricultural, biological, environmental and food systems.
B.S. Agricultural Systems Management
Graduates of the Agricultural Systems Management program manage people, money and machines in the food and agricultural industries. They are typically employed as production or processing operations managers, equipment managers, or in technical sales and services.
Undergraduate Minor Programs
The Food Engineering minor and Agricultural Systems Management minor provides students with an excellent opportunity to complement their major field of study with essential knowledge and skills in engineering principles applied to biological and agricultural systems. The minors offer a diverse selection of courses that cover topics such as environmental sustainability, water resources management, precision agriculture, and renewable energy. By pursuing a minor, students can broaden their understanding of the intricate relationship between engineering and agricultural sciences, enhancing their career prospects and ability to address complex challenges in the realm of sustainable food production and resource management.
Undergraduate Honors Program
The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University offers an enhanced learning experience to qualified students majoring in Biological and Agricultural Engineering. Participation in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Honors Program enriches a student’s college experience by offering scholastically-challenging curriculum and stimulating an interest in research.
Make a Difference: Be a Food Engineer
Food shortages and poor quality foods have been recurring problems in much of today’s world. However, it is also true that most people on earth are better fed with better food than ever before. Crops are healthier and food is fresher. Food engineers have made these advances possible. Food engineers will make even greater advances in improving the quality and preservation of our food and reducing hunger. COME AND JOIN US TO become a key player in the battle against hunger and malnutrition in the world. Prevent food from being wasted and the wasting of resources used to produce food. Ensure the safety of our food supply in the event of bioterrorism.
Engineering Certificate Options
The Texas A&M University College of Engineering has designed the certificate programs below to offer students the opportunity to go beyond the traditional curriculum and gain specific knowledge in a concentration area. The certificates are of great value — both to the students who pursue them and to potential employers who seek candidates that possess competencies developed from earning them.