Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Minor
A minor in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems is designed to provide a flexible and broad selection of courses to complement any other major area of study. A minimum of 20 credits is required. A minimum grade of C- is required for all minor courses.
Certificate of Minor
During the student's final semester, an application should be made to the COLSA Dean's Office to have the minor shown on the academic transcript. The student should fill out a Certification of Completion of Minor form and obtain the signatures of the student's major advisor, minor advisor, and the COLSA Dean's Office.
|Required SAFS Core Course|
|SAFS 405||Sustainable Agriculture and Food Production||4|
|Introduction to Forage and Grassland Management|
|Animal Agriculture Today|
|Collaborative Farm Design and Development|
|Agricultural and Food Policy|
|Food and Society|
|From Seed to Sea: Examining Sustainable Food Systems|
|Agriculture and Development in the Neotropics|
|Food Production Field Experience I|
|Food Production Field Experience II|
|Greenhouse Management and Operation|
|Agricultural Waste Management|
|Advanced Topics in Sustainable Agriculture|
|Insect Pest Management|
|Principles of Aquaculture|
Electives - 16 credits of elective coursework, 8 credits must be at the 600/700 level, selected from the courses listed.
Students are encouraged to discuss their intent to minor with the minor advisor as early as possible, typically no later than the end of the junior year. Not all classes are offered every year.