Agriculture Courses (AGRI)

  1. 207 Principles of Agriculture
  2. 208 Principles of Agriculture II
  3. 215 Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
  4. 271 History of Food and Agriculture
  5. 307 Environmental Law
  6. 320 Principles of Agriculture Industry
  7. 322 Environmental Politics and Policy: Local, National and Global Perspectives
  8. 337 Agroecology
  9. 363 Methods in Food Safety
  10. 380 Preparation for Externship
  11. 460 Externship
  12. 480 Capstone

207 Principles of Agriculture

4 Credits

Designed to give students a broad exposure and intro to the scientific, cultural and business principles in the field of agriculture.

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208 Principles of Agriculture II

4 Credits

Designed to introduce students to applications of the principles learned in Principles of Agriculture, including farm and business planning, marketing decisions and developing agronomic systems appropriate for various approaches to crop and animal production systems.

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215 Soil Science and Plant Nutrition

4 Credits

Considers the mineral nutrition requirements of crop plants from phsyiological, ecological and agricultural perspectives.

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271 History of Food and Agriculture

4 Credits

Covers the great revolutions in food and agriculture from the origins to cooking to the globalization of food and agricultural chains. The focus of the course is global.

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307 Environmental Law

4 Credits

Focuses on international legal issues including global climate change; transboundary pollution; resource depletion; toxic waste export; biodiversity and wildlife/plan extinction; deforestation; desertification; ocean pollution; sustainable development and more.

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320 Principles of Agriculture Industry

4 Credits

Provides a survey of the business and economics of the agriculture industry, and also an introduction to the economic aspects of agriculture including the agricultural producer, consumer and food system.

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322 Environmental Politics and Policy: Local, National and Global Perspectives

4 Credits

Examines the political dynamics, institutions and actors in environmental politics at the local, national and global level.

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337 Agroecology

4 Credits

Addresses the multidisciplinary nature of how crop and livestock production impacts and is affected by the local environment.

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363 Methods in Food Safety

4 Credits

Focuses on the quality control parameters of food handling systems which impact food safety, particularly from a microbiological standpoint.

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380 Preparation for Externship

2 Credits

Before students embark on an externship, they will be required to take this class that will prepare them for their work in the industry.

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460 Externship

4-16 Credits

The externship is a summer-long or semester-long class that is designed to give students hands-on experience in a field related to agriculture.

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480 Capstone

2 Credits

Designed to help students process and understand their experiences through research and writing.

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