Business and Policy

Do you have a knack for business and want to learn how to use market information to forecast commodity prices? Would you like to understand what help is needed to rebuild eastern European economies? Perhaps you enjoy drafting agricultural policies, food regulations, or scouting crops for a cooperative. Maybe you would like to learn sales techniques from the best in the business? Do you see yourself turning this knowledge into a pre-law degree? The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has majors that will prepare you to succeed in the real world. And more importantly, to succeed in pursuing a career you’ll be passionate about for life.

Travel around the world studying global markets. Ask questions of company CEOs who guest lecture in class. Compete in practical skills contests against peers from around the country. That is just the starting point of the adventure that awaits you at Iowa State.

Some common majors include agriculture and rural policy studies, agricultural studies, food science, and agricultural business. With flexibility comes ability to select areas of the most interest. Be sure to check out the full list of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences majors.

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