Undergraduate Minor

Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

An interdepartmental Bachelor of Science in Agroecology is also offered involving faculty in the Departments of Plant Sciences and Ecosystem Science and Management. Alternative contact: Department of Plant Sciences. 50 Agriculture Building. Phone: 307-766-3103.

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Students in this program "gain an understanding of sustainable agricultural systems and obtain skills in analyzing ag systems from a multi-disciplinary and integreated approach." The minor is open to all students.

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The Agroecology Minor requires four courses in the Agroecology Summer Intensive program plus two additional courses.

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The Civic Agriculture and Food Systems (Multidisciplinary Minor) (18 credits) is open to students in all degree programs at the university.

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This 15-credit, interdisciplinary minor "encompasses organic and sustainable practices in horticulture and plant science."

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The Colorado State University's Interdisciplinary Minor in Organic Agriculture is a cooperative effort of four departments within the Colorado State University, College of Agricultural Sciences: Agricultural and Resource Economics; Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management; Horticulture and Landscape Architecture; and Soil and Crop Sciences.

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The John T. Lyle Center "advance[s] the principles of environmentally sustainable living through education, research, demonstration and community outreach." The John T. Lyle Center researches and demonstrates regenerative strategies such as energy production technology, organic agriculture, ecological restoration, and sustainable community development.

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This Minor focuses on "integrat[ing] knowledge and technology in a systems approach to manage land for sustainable utilization of natural resources."

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"Through the Sustainable Agriculture (SAG) Undergraduate Degree Program, students can obtain a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Agriculture within the Individualized Programs track. Students in other majors can obtain a Minor in Sustainable Agriculture. The University of Kentucky's SAG program is hands-on, featuring field-based coursework and an apprenticeship at the University of Kentucky Organic Farming Research and Education Unit (OFREU), home to the University's Community Supported Agriculture program."

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The CFANS Undergraduate Minor in Sustainable Agricultural Systems is available to undergraduates in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS). Students interact with faculty involved in sustainable agriculture research; with practitioners who are applying sustainable principles on their farms; and with organizations and agencies that work on myriad aspects of sustainability in Agriculture. Internships required.

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