Minor in Sustainable Agriculture

The minor in sustainable agriculture is for students interested in exploring agriculture and food systems that promote profit-ability, steward our natural resources, and provide enhanced quality of life for farmers, citizens and communities.  A student must complete 15 credits of coursework that introduces concepts of sustainable agriculture, provides practical information on natural resources and food production, and investigates the impact of different philosophical and scientific frameworks on food and agriculture.

Students interested in this minor should complete the online form located on the CAFNR website.

Required coursework includes:
AFNR 2215Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Sustainable Agriculture3
AFNR 3215Community Food Systems3
AFNR 3315Advanced Practices in Sustainable Agriculture3
SOIL 2100Introduction to Soils3
ABM 3241Ethical Issues in Agriculture3
or BIOCHM 2112 Biotechnology in Society
Total Credits15