About this Program

Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.

Department Information

The Department of Agronomy's vision is to improve and sustain food production while conserving natural resources and promoting healthy and active lives by creating and disseminating knowledge in the plant sciences. The department's mission is to achieve excellence in the science of using plants for food, feed, fuel, fiber and turf, as well as in the management of weed species, through research, teaching, and outreach programs that serve the people of Florida, our nation, and the world.
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352.392.1811

P.O. BOX 110500
3105 MCCARTY HALL B
1676 McCarty Drive
GAINESVILLE FL 32611
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Curriculum

This certificate must contain six required credits, three credits from Natural Sciences and three from Social Sciences.

Required Courses

ALS 4914Project Team Research: Building Skills in Agrobiology3
AGR 4212Alternative Cropping Systems (Select one Natural Sciences course:)3
Select one Natural Sciences course:3
Agricultural Ecology
Global Agroecosystems
Special Topics (Living and Eating on Earth)
Sustainable Agricultural and Urban Land Management
Select one Social Sciences course:3
Comparative World Agriculture
Agricultural and Natural Resource Ethics
Urban Agriculture
Community Food Systems
Total Credits12