Hours Required120 credit hours
Areas of FocusFood, Animal and Plant Science, Current and Emerging Technologies, Ecosystems Science and Management, Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Economics
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You select over half of your courses so you can tailor your degree to your career goals.
The program prepares you to be a problem solver, innovator and teacher for the great challenges that our world will face related to food, energy and water in our landscapes.
Select two or three courses from each of the following elective areas: food, animal and plant science, current and emerging technologies, ecosystems science and management, and leadership, entrepreneurship and economics.
Biotechnology: Food, Health and Environment (AGRI 115)
Application of biotechnology to genetically engineer, identify, select or propagate microbes, plants or animals. Biotechnology solves problems in our environment and food systems.
Introduction to Conservation Biology (NRES 211)
Introduction to problems faced in fulfilling ever increasing human needs while maintaining ecosystems and biodiversity. Biological and non-biological fields are integrated to solve challenges.
Contemporary Issues in Food Science (FDST 280)
Current issues in food science, including food psychology and culture, organic foods, world hunger, food allergens, probiotics and sustainability.
Exploring Negotiation in Enterprise Scenarios (EAEP 302)
Exploring modern negotiation theory and strategies used in entrepreneurial scenarios. Real-world application of negotiation tactics useful for enterprises.
Technologies and Techniques in Digital Agriculture (AGST 316)
Overview of the digital agriculture technologies and techniques for crop and livestock production systems. Hands-on experience with sensing, data processing and decision making.
Applied Science Internship (AGRI 395)
Advanced work experience in your area of specialization in a mentored, supervised setting. Students are required to complete assignments such as discussions and writing assignments.
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