Agriculture

The agriculture degree program is for students searching for a well-rounded education that builds on the diversity of disciplines in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR). The flexibility of the agriculture degree enables students to tailor a program to fit their individual interests and career goals. Students earn a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. 

See Listing for Faculty in areas of concentration by referring to the degree listings available under the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.

Office of Academic Programs
2-64 Agriculture Building
(573) 882-8301
www.cafnr.missouri.edu

Students choose agriculture for a variety of reasons. Some may enter the program with a specific career goal in mind, while others may choose agriculture to obtain a broader education that will provide greater flexibility.

While the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources does not offer a graduate degree in Agriculture, the College does offer graduate degrees and certificates in a number of disciplines. The catalog provides a complete list of these degree options for all Schools and Colleges that make up the University of Missouri. 

AFNR 1115: Foundations for College Success

An investigation of principles and practices associated with academic success and the interpersonal challenges encountered in collegiate life. Learning preferences, time investment, study skills, degree requirements, and personal development opportunities available in the College and across campus are explored. Graded on S/U basis only.

Credit Hour: 1
Prerequisites: Instructor's consent


AFNR 2190: International Agriculture and Natural Resources

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction into the agriculture/natural resources of the host country. Activities may include course work at an international institution, professional and personal development and special projects. Selected sections of this course may be graded either on A-F or S/U basis only.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: instructor's consent


AFNR 2191: International Agriculture and Natural Resources - Humanities

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to valuing and appreciating the culture and philosophy entrenched in the host country's civilization through the examination of its arts, culture, language and history. May be repeated for credit. Selected sections of the course may be offered on A-F or S/U basis only.

Credit Hour: 1-6
Prerequisites: Instructor's consent


AFNR 2191W: International Agriculture and Natural Resources - Humanities - Writing Intensive

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to valuing and appreciating the culture and philosophy entrenched in the host country's civilization through the examination of its arts, culture, language and history. May be repeated for credit. Selected sections of the course may be offered on A-F or S/U basis only.

Credit Hour: 1-6
Prerequisites: Instructor's consent


AFNR 2192: International Agriculture/Natural Resources-Social Science

This course is designed to provide students with an examination of the social sciences of the host country; including the sociology, psychology, economics, government, and history of the country; including the dynamics of urban and rural communities. May be repeated for credit. Selected sections of this course may be graded either on A-F or S/U basis only.

Credit Hour: 1-6
Prerequisites: instructor's consent


AFNR 4001: Topics in Agriculture-General

Topics in Agriculture-General

Credit Hour: 1-99


AFNR 4972: Capstone Project in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

A culminating learning experience focused on student's area of concentration that requires the application of knowledge and skills taught in the undergraduate curriculum. The capstone project comprises independent, original work culminating in a scholarly project, written document, and/or presentation. Graded on S/U basis only.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: instructor's consent
Recommended: junior or senior standing


AFNR 4993: Internship in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Field-based learning experience combining the study, observation, and employment with a business, organization, or governmental agency. The internship provides opportunities to apply skills, concepts and theories about agriculture, food and natural resources in a practical context. The student intern, internship supervisor, and university coordinator will develop an individualized internship plan. May be repeated for credit. Some sections may be graded on either an A-F or S/U basis only.

Credit Hour: 1-6
Prerequisites: instructor's consent
Recommended: junior or senior standing


AFNR 7190: International Agriculture/Natural Resources

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction into the agriculture/natural resources of the host country. Activities may include course work at an international institution, professional and personal development and special projects. Selected sections of the course may be offered on A-F or S/U basis only.

Credit Hour: 1-9
Prerequisites: advisor and instructor's consent