Agriculture Courses (AGRI)
- 207 Principles of Agriculture
- 208 Principles of Agriculture II
- 215 Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
- 271 History of Food and Agriculture
- 307 Environmental Law
- 320 Principles of Agriculture Industry
- 322 Environmental Politics and Policy: Local, National and Global Perspectives
- 337 Agroecology
- 363 Methods in Food Safety
- 380 Preparation for Externship
- 460 Externship
- 480 Capstone
Designed to give students a broad exposure and intro to the scientific, cultural and business principles in the field of agriculture.
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.
Considers the mineral nutrition requirements of crop plants from phsyiological, ecological and agricultural perspectives.
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.
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.
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.
Examines the political dynamics, institutions and actors in environmental politics at the local, national and global level.
Addresses the multidisciplinary nature of how crop and livestock production impacts and is affected by the local environment.
Focuses on the quality control parameters of food handling systems which impact food safety, particularly from a microbiological standpoint.
Before students embark on an externship, they will be required to take this class that will prepare them for their work in the industry.
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.
Designed to help students process and understand their experiences through research and writing.