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College of Agricultural Sciences

Lake Charles, Louisiana

Are you interested in studying agriculture, nature and conservation, nutrition and dietetics, or veterinary medicine? McNeese's College of Agricultural Sciences is the place for you.

Home to the Harold and Pearl Dripps School of Agricultural Sciences, McNeese has three working farms where you can gain practical experience in everything from animal science to growing crops to beekeeping. We’re also home to the state-of-the-art CAMPP facility, where you can learn the skills needed for careers in food safety, meat processing and product preparation. With robust internship, research and scholarship opportunities and a national champion rodeo team to boot, the College of Agriculture is ready help you get started on your path to success.

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Discover What It's Like to Study at McNeese

McNeese Natural Resource Conservation Management student helps control wild hog populations on Texas Ranch

Meet Natural Resource Conservation Management Major Cutter

I grew up watching Steve Irwin on TV, and I kept thinking to myself, ‘That would be cool to go out and study this animal, or play with this animal,’ and so throughout life I just started easing into it.…

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Meet Food Technology Major Alexis

I was born in New Orleans, but I basically grew up in Slidell which is an hour away. Originally I…

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McNeese Nutrition and Dietetics Major Kimberly

Meet Nutrition and Dietetics Major Kimberly

I’m originally from Annapolis, Maryland, and I moved to Louisiana in 2013. I like the medical field, and I was…

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McNeese Natural Resource Conservation Management student helps control wild hog populations on Texas Ranch

Meet Natural Resource Conservation Management Major Cutter

I grew up watching Steve Irwin on TV, and I kept thinking to myself, ‘That would be cool to go…

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What is CAMPP?

CAMPP is a satellite campus of McNeese where students learn how to conduct applied research related to agricultural sciences. At CAMPP, students also prepare for a wide variety of careers in agriculture, food science, and food service.

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What Makes McNeese One of the Best Schools for Agriculture?

  • Our students have the opportunity travel to national and international academic and industry conventions to present their research.
  • Students in the College of Agricultural Sciences are first choice for local, state and national scholarships.
  • Our nutrition and dietetics program has additional accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

Contact

337-562-4690
Gayle Hall, Room 122
Monday - Friday - 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM
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