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Bachelor of Science in Applied Science

Program Details

The online BS in Applied Science degree program from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln provides a foundational degree in agricultural and environmental sciences. The curriculum prepares students to be problem solvers, innovators, and teachers for the world's challenges in food, energy, and water. Applied Science is one of the most flexible majors, allowing students to choose from several areas of emphasis:

  • Food, Animal & Plant Science
  • Genetics, Biotechnology & Processing
  • Ecology
  • Entrepreneurship, Economics & Policy


  • Must have completed a minimum of 32 semester hours of college credit from an accredited four-year or two-year college, including:
    • 5 credit hours of math above college algebra
    • 2 semesters of general chemistry
    • 1 semester of biology with laboratory
    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale)
    • Minimum C average in the last semester of college enrollment

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission