Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Minor

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Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Minor

A minor in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems is designed to provide a flexible and broad selection of courses to complement any other major area of study.  A minimum of 20 credits is required. A minimum grade of C- is required for all minor courses.

Certificate of Minor
During the student's final semester, an application should be made to the COLSA Dean's Office to have the minor shown on the academic transcript.  The student should fill out a Certification of Completion of Minor form and obtain the signatures of the student's major advisor, minor advisor, and the COLSA Dean's Office.

Contact

Rebecca Sideman

Program Coordinator - Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable Horticulture Production
FULL EXTENSION STATE SPECIALIST/PROFESSOR
Phone: (603) 862-3203
Office: Cooperative Extension, Spaulding Hall, Durham, NH 03824
Department of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems
Kendall Hall
129 Main Street
Durham, NH 03824

Curriculum & Requirements

Required SAFS Core Course
SAFS 405Sustainable Agriculture and Food Production4
Electives 116
Introduction to Forage and Grassland Management
Animal Agriculture Today
Collaborative Farm Design and Development
Agricultural and Food Policy
Studio Soils
Food and Society
From Seed to Sea: Examining Sustainable Food Systems
Introductory Horticulture
Agroecology
Agriculture and Development in the Neotropics
Urban Agriculture
Plant Pathology
Food Production Field Experience I
Food Production Field Experience II
Greenhouse Management and Operation
Agricultural Waste Management
Advanced Topics in Sustainable Agriculture
Insect Pest Management
Principles of Aquaculture
Total Credits20

Students are encouraged to discuss their intent to minor with the minor advisor as early as possible, typically no later than the end of the junior year.  Not all classes are offered every year.

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