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

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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 18-credit minor focuses on "developing and strengthening an economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable agriculture and food systems through building community capacity, using local resources, and serving local markets and citizens." The minor is open to students in all degree programs at the university.

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

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6/17/2020. Verified 3 UM programs.

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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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Courses in this multidisciplinary program, open to students in all colleges, are held on "16-acre Living Laboratory."  The John T. Lyle Center "advance[s] the principles of environmentally sustainable living through education, research, demonstration and community outreach." The Center researches and demonstrates regenerative strategies such as energy production technology, organic agriculture, ecological restoration, and sustainable community development.

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Examines sustainable agriculture from the "humanities, social science, and natural science perspectives." Study includes field-based practicum course with local farmers and community partners.

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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 CAFES Center for Sustainability offers student intern programs, professional development, community workshops and resources for sustainable agriculture.

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