Q: How many majors are offered in College of Agriculture and Natural Resources?
A: The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources offers the Bachelor of Science degree in the following 15 majors: allied health sciences, animal science, diagnostic genetic sciences, dietetics, environmental science, horticulture, landscape architecture, medical technology, nutritional sciences, pathobiology, natural resources, resource economics, turfgrass and soil science, the interdisciplinary major agriculture and natural resources, and the individualized major.
Q: Will I have an academic advisor?
A: Yes, each student has a faculty advisor who specializes in his or her area of interest and who will help the student register and pick courses. Read more about advising in the College.
Q: What is the average class size?
A: The average class size is 26 students. Although there are larger lectures in some lower division introductory courses, many upper division courses may be as small as 10 to 15 students.
Q: Are there any general education requirements?
A: Yes. All students must meet the University-wide requirements including course work in foreign languages, English composition, humanities and social sciences, diversity and multiculturalism, quantitative skills and lab sciences. Read more about the University's general education requirements.
Q: Does UConn offer study abroad programs?
A: There are opportunities available in a variety of programs in approximately 65 countries, including Argentina, Australia, Austria, China, Denmark, England, France, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Spain and Sweden to name a few. The Semester at Sea and National Student Exchange programs are also available. To learn more, visit the Study Abroad website.
Q: What is the Honor Scholars Program?
A: This nationally recognized program enables the intellectually able and highly motivated student to receive the richest possible educational experience at UConn. The University selection of Honors students is based on class rank, strength and quality of the secondary school record, SAT I or ACT scores, and demonstrated evidence of intellectual ambition, creativity, and determination. Students need not begin in the program as freshmen. Learn more by visiting the Honors Program website.
Q: What services are available to students with learning disabilities?
A: Through the Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD), students with learning or other disabilities may receive support services. These services may include instruction in learning strategies and assistance in arranging appropriate testing accommodations. Visit the CSD website to learn more.
Q: What is a Learning Community?
A: Students in a learning community take a seminar course together and get involved in activities and events on campus. In addition, there are unique opportunities to get to know faculty, staff, and student peer mentors in a close-knit community setting. The following CANR departments offer Learning Communities: Allied Health Sciences, Animal Science, Environmental Science, and Pathobiology and Veterinary Science. For more information, visit the LC website.