Minor, Sustainable Agriculture

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The minor in sustainable agriculture is based on social, economic and environmental aspects of agriculture and food production. The curriculum supports a basic understanding of sustainability science in global and U.S. agriculture, and an appreciation for the integrated nature of the biological, physical and social sciences that make up sustainable agriculture. 

Minimum Requirements for Minor: 18 credits

Students must earn a C grade or better in each course.

Complete the following:
ECON F235XIntroduction to Natural Resource Economics3
NRM F101Natural Resources Conservation and Policy3
NRM F210Principles of Sustainable Agriculture3
Complete three of the following:9
Introduction to Applied Plant Science
Introduction to Animal Science
Soils and the Environment
Environmental Ethics and Actions
Environmental Decision-Making

Note: Students majoring in NRM are not eligible for the sustainable agriculture minor.