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Undergraduate Program Directors

Agricultural and Human Sciences

Director of Undergraduate Programs

Dr. Travis Park
Box 7607 – 216 Ricks Hall
Phone: 919-515-9441
travis_park@ncsu.edu

Undergraduate Program Specialist

Desiree Mallon
Box 7606 – 211 Ricks Hall
Phone: 919-513-2349
ddmallon@ncsu.edu

Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education
    • Agricultural Business Concentration
    • Agricultural Engineering Technology Concentration
    • Agronomy Concentration
    • Animal Science Concentration
    • Horticultural Science Concentration
  • Natural Resources Concentration
    • Poultry Science Concentration
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Extension Education
    • Agriculture and Natural Resources Concentration
    • Youth Leadership Development Concentration
  • Minors
    • Extension (Joseph Donaldson)
    • Agricultural Leadership (Jackie Bruce)

Agricultural and Resource Economics

Director of Undergraduate Programs

Dr. John S. Russ
Box 8109 – 3346 Nelson Hall
Phone: 919-515-4677
russ@ncsu.edu

Undergraduate Program Specialist

Jocelyn Valdez
Phone: 919-515-4527
jpetata@ncsu.edu

Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business Management
    • Biological Sciences Concentration
  • Minors
    • Agricultural Business Management
    • Agricultural Entrepreneurship

Animal Science

Director of Undergraduate Programs

Dr. Melissa S. Merrill
Box 7621 – 342 Riddick Hall
Phone: 919-515-3028
melissa_merrill@ncsu.edu

Director of Undergraduate Programs for Transfer Students and Study Abroad

Dr. Jeannette A. Moore
Box 7621 – 226 Polk Hall
Phone: 919-515-4010
jeannette_moore@ncsu.edu

Undergraduate Program Specialist

Jennifer Knoll
Box 7621 – 342 Riddick Hall
Phone: 919-515-3028
jbknoll@ncsu.edu

Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Science
    • Industry Concentration
    • Science Concentration
    • Veterinary Bioscience Concentration
  • Minors
    • Animal Science

Applied Ecology

Director of Undergraduate Programs

Erin McKenney
Box 7617 – 127 David Clark Labs
Phone: 919-515-5089
eamckenn@ncsu.edu

Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Director of Undergraduate Programs

Dr. Andy Hale
Box 7625 – 108 Weaver Labs
Phone: 919-515-6760
hale@ncsu.edu

Undergraduate Program Specialist

Heather B. Austin
Box 7625 – 110 Weaver Labs
Phone: 919-515-6710
heather_austin@ncsu.edu

Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Biological and Agricultural Engineering Technology
    • Agricultural Systems Concentration
    • Environmental Systems Concentration
  • Minor
    • Biological and Agricultural Engineering Technology

Crop and Soil Sciences

Director of Undergraduate Programs

Dr. David Crouse
Box 7620 – 2234 Williams Hall
Phone: 919-515-7302
crouse@ncsu.edu

Undergraduate Program Specialist

Brittany DesLauriers
Box 7620 – 2234 Williams Hall
Phone: 919-515-5820
bdeslau@ncsu.edu

Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
    • Agroecology Research and Production Concentration
    • Community Food Systems Concentration

Coordinator
Dr. Michelle Schroeder-Moreno
Phone: 919-513-0085
msschroe@ncsu.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Crop and Soil Sciences
    • Agronomy Concentration
    • Crop Biotechnology Concentration
    • Soil Science Concentration
    • Turfgrass Science Concentration
  • Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources
    • Soil, Water and Land Use Concentration
  • Minors
    • Agroecology
    • Crop Science
    • Soil Science
    • Turfgrass

Entomology and Plant Pathology

Director of Undergraduate Programs

Dr. David Orr
Box 7613 – 2104 Gardner Hall
Phone: 919-515-4684
dorr@ncsu.edu

Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences

Director of Undergraduate Programs- Bioprocessing

Dr. John Sheppard
Box 7624 – 129 F Schaub Hall
Phone: 919-513-0802
jdsheppa@ncsu.edu

Director of Undergraduate Programs- Food Science

Dr. Keith Harris
Box 7624 – 116 B Schaub Hall
Phone: 919-513-2124
keith_harris@ncsu.edu

Director of Undergraduate Programs- Nutrition Science

Dr. Natalie Cooke
Box 7624 – 218 A Schaub Hall
Phone: 919-515-0287
nkcooke@ncsu.edu

Undergraduate Program Specialist

Pam Van Emden
Box 7624 – 218 Schaub Hall
Phone: 919-513-2255
plvanemd@ncsu.edu

Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Bioprocessing Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science
    • Science Concentration
    • Technology Concentration
  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science
    • Applied Nutrition
  • Minors
    • Food Science
    • Nutrition

Horticultural Science

Director of Undergraduate Programs

Dr. Helen Kraus
Box 7609 – 114 Kilgore Hall
Phone: 919-515-1208
helen_kraus@ncsu.edu

Undergraduate Program Specialist

Issac Lewis
Box 7609 – 116 Kilgore Hall
Phone: 919-515-3189
ijlewis@ncsu.edu

Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Horticultural Science
    • Landscape Design, Garden and Urban Environments Concentration
    • Plant Breeding and Biotechnology Concentration
    • Production Systems and Entrepreneurship Concentration
  • Bachelor of Science in Agroecology
    • Urban Horticulture Concentration
  • Minor
    • Horticultural Science

Molecular and Structural Biochemistry

Director of Undergraduate Programs

Dr. Charles Hardin
Box 7622 – 152 Polk Hall
Phone: 919-515-5714
cch@ncsu.edu

Dr. Trino Ascencio-Ibáñez
Box 7622 – 132 Polk Hall
Phone: 919-515-5724
jtascenc@ncsu.edu

Undergraduate Program Specialist

Tiayonna Liska
Box 7622 – 128 Polk Hall
Phone: 919-515-5683
tlblackm@ncsu.edu

University Program Specialist (Undergraduate Program Advising)

Pamela Bunce
Box 7622 – 128 Polk Hall
Phone: 919-515-0838
pjbunce@ncsu.edu

Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

Plant and Microbial Biology

Director of Undergraduate Programs

Dr. Chad Jordan
Box 7612 – 2216 Gardner Hall
Phone: 919-515-2222
chad_jordan@ncsu.edu

Undergraduate Program Specialist

Kayla Telford
Box 7612 – 2214 Gardner Hall
Phone: 919-513-3808
kmpoland@ncsu.edu

Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Plant Biology
  • Minor
    • Plant Biology

Prestage Department of Poultry Science

Director of Undergraduate Programs

Dr. Lynn Worley-Davis
Box 7608 – 215 Scott Hall
Phone: 919-515-6852
lwdavis@ncsu.edu

Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Poultry Science
    • Science Concentration
    • Technology Concentration
  • Minors
    • Poultry Science
    • Feed Milling