Comparative International Agriculture Minor
The minor provides students with formal instruction in international agricultural concepts and practical experiences through global awareness course work, language immersion via study/research abroad, and/or international fieldwork. The 27-credit curriculum prepares students for successful postbaccalaureate international careers, or those seeking graduate studies in international agriculture programs. Students critically examine current international agricultural issues and/or diversity and communications. To be eligible to apply for this minor, students must have a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher and be in good standing with Oregon State University. Students must also be in a declared major. Participants in this minor program are able to:
- Research the major agricultural themes and issues of another nation besides the United States of America.
- Examine trade information to determine the key elements of agricultural trade agreements between the USA and another country.
- Analyze the effectiveness of agricultural practices of another nation besides the USA.
- Investigate the effect of broad social, economic, and environmental forces upon the agricultural industry of another nation besides the USA.
Minor Code: 477
All 27 credits for the minor must be completed with a C or higher grade. Students can complete 12 to 18 upper-division credits and a maximum of 14 lower division-credits.
|AGRI 438||EXPLORING WORLD AGRICULTURE||2|
|Select 9-12 credits of the following:||9-12|
|*ECOSYSTEM SCIENCE OF PACIFIC NW INDIANS|
|*EVOLUTION OF PEOPLE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY|
|ANTHROPOLOGY OF FOOD|
|*WORLD FOOD CROPS|
|*GLOBAL CRISES IN RESOURCE ECOLOGY|
|*GEOGRAPHY OF THE NON-WESTERN WORLD|
|*^GEOGRAPHY OF INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND GLOBALIZATION|
|GLOBAL RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT|
|*INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS|
|*INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS|
|External Learning Experience|
|Select 3-6 credits of the following: 1||3-6|
|Select a maximum of 12 credits of approved electives of the following areas of study:||12|
AEC Applied Economics
AG General Agriculture
AGRI College of Agricultural Sciences
ANS Animal Sciences
BOT Botany and Plant Pathology
CSS Crop and Soil Science
CROP Crop Science
FST Food Science Technology
FW Fisheries and Wildlife
RNG Rangeland Ecology and Management
SOIL Soil Science
Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
Writing Intensive Course (WIC)
Projects and independent learning experiences in these courses require pre-approval by the minor coordinator.
Minor Code: 477