About the College
The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences consists of three departments:
- Wildlife, Sustainability, and Ecosystem Sciences
- Agricultural and Consumer Sciences
- Animal Science and Veterinary Technology
Historically, Tarleton has been strong in the discipline of agriculture since its establishment in 1899, and it was known for most of the first half of this century as John Tarleton Agricultural College. Enrollment in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences exceeds 1,600.
With 14 Texas universities offering baccalaureate degrees in agriculture, Tarleton's program is second in number of student majors in Texas and third nationally among non-land grant universities. Tarleton's graduates have a reputation for high performance and for contributions to their professions in agriculture, agribusiness, education, and human sciences.