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2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Colleges of Agricultural, Human and Natural Sciences


The College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences

Chandra Reddy, Ph.D., Dean
Director of Research and Administrator of Extension
213 Biotechnology Building

Mission Statement: The mission of the College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences at Tennessee State University is to explore the functionality of the institution’s land grant status in seeking and applying knowledge in four integrated programs; Agriculture and Environmental Sciences; Biological Sciences; Chemistry and Family and Consumer Sciences as a basis for sustainable improvements in the lives of people in Tennessee, the rest of the nation and throughout the world.

General Statement: The College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences is the premier land-grant unit of Tennessee State University. As such, the College undertakes teaching, research and extension functions through four academic departments - the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the Department of Biological Sciences, the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences. The departments offer five Bachelor of Science degrees with majors in Agricultural Sciences, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Early Childhood Education. The major in Agricultural Sciences offers the following concentrations: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Animal Science & Pre-veterinary Medicine, Agricultural Biotechnology, Applied Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), Food Bioscience and Technology, and Plant and Soil Science. The major in Biological Sciences offers the following concentrations: General Biology, Cellular and Molecular Biology and Biology with Teacher Certification. The major in Chemistry offers the following concentrations: Professional Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Chemistry with Teacher Certification. The major in Family and Consumer Sciences offers the following majors or concentrations: Early Childhood Education (PreK-3 certification) and Family and Consumer Sciences with concentration in one of the following: Child Development and Family Relations, Design, Fashion Merchandising, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Foods and Nutrition (Dietetics), and Food Service Management.

Departmental Requirements: The requirements for each program are listed under the respective Department.

Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Go to information for Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Programs

Bachelor of Science

Courses

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Department of Biological Sciences

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Programs

Bachelor of Science

Other Programs

Courses

Biology

Department of Chemistry

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Programs

Bachelor of Science

Minor

Courses

Chemistry

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Go to information for Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Programs

Bachelor of Science

Courses

Design

Early Childhood, Child Development, and Family Relationships

Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Fashion Merchandising

Family Economics and Resource Management

Foods and Nutrition