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Your dreams begin here

Welcome to the College of Agriculture at Cal Poly Pomona! We’ve prepared the information on this page to assist you with your journey to college. As the only college of agriculture in southern California, we take seriously our commitment to serving students. Learn more about us and how to prepare for college by clicking on the links below.


Today's Agriculture

Twenty-first century agriculture in southern California isn't your granddaddy's agriculture. Agricultural disciplines have evolved to include everything from traditional agriculture to topics important to an urban population--sustainable agriculture, food science, business, veterinary medicine, education, apparel industries, nutrition science, and urban horticulture. Take your passion in biology, chemistry, plants, animals, food, business, education, or the environment, and turn it into a high demand, high paying career in California's number one industry--agriculture.

Our Majors

Hay bales in the middle of nowhere
Agribusiness & Food Industry Management →
Follow your passion into business in the "New Agriculture"
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Agricultural Science (General Ag & Education) →
Learn it! Live it! Or teach it!
Animal Health Science →
Become a Registered Veterinary Technologist in 4 years
A vet in blue garment
Animal Science →
Many career options for those who love animals
An Apparel Merchandising and Management student measures a mannequin
Apparel Merchandising & Management →
Fashion is high tech and international. We are too!
Food Science & Technology →
Create new and better foods
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Foods & Nutrition →
Use food to prevent and treat disease
Two people gardening in a field
Plant Science →
A growth opportunity in a “very green” industry

Your Cal Poly Pomona

Meet the College of Ag