Soil and Waste Resources (BS)
Find ways to improve the crops that feed the world. Develop better land-use plans for rural and urban areas. Enhance forests and inland waters critical to all. Manage our natural and man-made resources with efficiency. If these issues interest you, discover the Soil and Waste Resources discipline at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point to start building your career.
Soil and Waste Resources students can choose from major options in: soil science, trains students to be a soil scientist, soil conservationist or agronomist through a strong science-based curriculum. A soil science minor is also available; soil and land management, provides students with skills in the techniques of tillage, nutrient management, water management and sustainable crop production while minimizing erosion and maintaining water quality; and * waste management, prepares students for jobs at landfills, wastewater treatment facilities, recycling and composting centers, and hazardous waste sites.
These majors provide hands-on experiences in laboratory and field courses involving biology, chemistry, math, and communication.