International Agriculture and Natural Resources
Prepare for the challenges of working in an increasingly interdependent world. Combine a major in a relevant discipline with the required coursework to earn a Certificate in International Agriculture & Natural Resources.
Students are required to:
- Relate their disciplinary knowledge and technical skills to global agriculture and natural resources issues
- Become familiar with a foreign language
- Study abroad
- Learn the international aspects of the environment, agricultural production, nutrition, development, and business.
At least 9 credits from the following list of courses:
- AREC 365 World Hunger, Population, and Food Supplies
- AREC 433* Food and Agricultural Policy
- AREC 445* Agricultural Development, Population Growth, and the Environment
- BGMT 392* Introduction to International Business Management
- ECON 315* Economic Development of Undeveloped Areas
- GEOG 330* Cultural Geography
- GVPT 306* Global Ecopolitics
- NFSC 425* International Nutrition
- ENST 440 Crops, Soils, and Civilization
- ENST 100 International Crop Production - Issues & Challenges of the 21st Century
*These courses have at least one prerequisite. Please plan your schedule accordingly.
At least 3 of these courses must be in the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources for students majoring in programs outside of the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources.
6-8 credits in a foreign language
Travel Study or Study Abroad
- You will earn 3-4 credits of travel study or study abroad. (Prerequisite: foreign language coursework. Prerequisite or co-requisite: Six credits from the International Courses list.)
- In order to quality for the certificate, travel study and study abroad experiences require prior approval of Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
- For approval, travel experience must demonstrate significant learning opportunities in areas related to agriculture and natural resources and cultural immersion.
Travel Study Seminar
1 credit Travel Study Seminar (Prerequisite: completion of the travel study requirement.)
Students are required to make a presentation of their travel experience including a paper, a poster presentation and an oral presentation with discussion.