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About this Program

The minor also helps to augment business, humanities, journalism or social sciences education with selected CALS courses in agricultural and natural resources issues and problems. The minor provides additional preparation for careers in education, business, law and politics.

Required Courses

AEB 4126Agricultural and Natural Resource Ethics3
Agriculture and Natural Resources electives6
Ethics, Social, and Political Analysis electives6
Total Credits15


Approved Electives

Agriculture and Natural Resources Electives

AEB 3450Introduction to Natural Resource and Environmental Economics 13
AEB 4123Agricultural and Natural Resource Law3
AEB 4242International Trade Policy in Agriculture3
AEB 4283International Development Policy3
AGG 3501Environment, Food and Society3
ALS 3133Agricultural and Environmental Quality3
EES 4050Environmental Planning and Design3
FNR 4660Natural Resource Policy and Economics3
FOR 3004Forests, Conservation and People3
FOR 3153CForest Ecology3
FOS 4731Government Regulations and the Food Industry2
WIS 4523Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Conservation3

Ethics, Social, and Political Analysis Electives

ANT 4403Environment and Cultural Behavior3
ECP 3302Environmental Economics and Resource Policy 14
GEO 3372Conservation of Resources3
PHI 3650Moral Philosophy3
PHM 3032Ethics and Ecology3
PHM 3202Political Philosophy3
POT 2002Introduction to Political Theory3
POT 3503Environmental Ethics and Politics3