International Trade and Agriculture - Certificate

Open to All Majors

The Certificate in International Trade and Agriculture (CITA), offered by the Department of Agricultural Economics, is designed to provide students with a complete knowledge and understanding of the global forces shaping change in agriculture. The CITA is available to all students provided that all prerequisites are met. The program requires a minimum of 15 credit hours in designated courses. Also, students must earn a grade of “C” or better in each course used to meet CITA requirements. Students who pursue the CITA must complete all requirements prior to graduation. Specific certificate requirements are available in the Undergraduate Programs Office, Room 214 of the Agriculture and Life Sciences Building, of the Department of Agricultural Economics or at

AGEC 452International Trade and Agriculture3
or AGEC 453   or International Agribusiness Marketing 
Select twelve hours from the following:12
Agricultural Policy
International Trade and Agriculture
International Agribusiness Marketing
Economic Development
Macroeconomic Theory
International Trade Theory and Policy
Geography of the Global Village
The Middle East
Geography of Latin America
International Environment of Business
International Management
Global Marketing
Western European Government and Politics
Political Systems of Latin America
Politics of Global Inequality
Government and Politics of the Former Soviet Union
Asian Governments and Politics
Total Semester Credit Hours15

Study abroad, foreign languages, and international internships are encouraged and allowed to contribute toward the 15 hours required for the certificate. No more than three hours of foreign language or six hours of study abroad or six hours of international internship may be counted as credit toward the certificate.