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Comprised of three distinct colleges, Oklahoma Panhandle State University accepts a diverse collection of students from all educational backgrounds. The programs of study offered at OPSU lead to nearly 60 different baccalaureate and associate degrees. In addition to the baccalaureate opportunities, OPSU offers several pre-professional studies in selected fields. OPSU strives to enrich its student's lives educationally, personally, and socially. It is the hope that students matriculating at OPSU will receive life-long learning experiences that meet their needs, personally and vocationally.

Program Info


B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Faculty Contact

Photograph of Bensch, Dr. Curtis
Bensch, Dr. Curtis
Title: Professor of Agronomy / Department Chair of Agronomy
Office: SAB 115
Phone: 580.349.1503
Email: Email Web Form


Total Hours: 120
  • General Education 41
  • Agriculture 6
    • Ag 1011-Introduction to the Ag Industry
    • Ag 2343-Agriculture Economics
  • Agronomy 26
    • Agrn 1213-Fundamentals of Plant Science
    • Agrn 2111-Plant and Seed Identification
    • Agrn 2124-Fundamentals of Soil Science
    • Agrn 3223-Grain, Oilseed and Pulse Crops
    • Agrn 3924-Range Management
    • Agrn 3343-Interated Pest Management
    • Agrn 4113-Weed Science
    • Agrn 4234-Soil Fertility
    • Agrn 4571-Agronomy Seminar
  • Animal Science 8
    • Ansi 1124-Introduction to Animal Science
    • Ansi 2124-Livestock Feeding
  • Chemistry 10
    • Chem 1135-General Chemistry
    • Chem 3315-Organic Chemistry
  • Biology 8
    • Biol 1504-Principles of Biology II
    • Biol 3054-Entomology OR Biol 3344-Mycology and Plant Pathology
  • Earth Science 4
    • Easc 1114-Physical Geology
  • Agronomy Electives 7
  • Additional courses 14
    • Choose from agronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, agriculture, animal science, business economics or mathematics. Sufficient courses to bring upper level hours to 40 credit hours and total to 124 semester hours for graduation.

A grade of ā€œCā€ or better is required for courses within major. Overall GPA of 2.0 is required for graduation.