International Agricultural Development - Minor

The minor in International Agricultural Development provides students with formal instruction in international development concepts and practical experiences through language acquisition, study/research abroad, and/or international fieldwork. The 18-hour curriculum prepares students for successful post-baccalaureate international careers, or graduate studies, particularly aligned with the International Agriculture and Resource Management (IARM) Graduate Certificate Program, in partnership with the Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture. Students critically examine current international agricultural issues and/or diversity and communications. Coursework includes 12 credits of foundational concepts and six hours of upper-division foreign languages or approved international experiences. Students must have a declared major, a GPR of 2.0 or higher, and have completed less than 75 hours at time of application. Before being accepted into the minor, students must meet with an IDAG advisor and complete an application.

AGCJ 491Research3
Select three of the following:9
Global Agricultural Issues
Global Social Justice Issues in Agriculture
Cultural Pluralism in Agriculture
Professional Communications in Agriculture and Life Sciences
Practical Skills/Experiences: Upper-division, university-level foreign languages; or IDAG advisor approved international experiences6
Total Semester Credit Hours18

Students must have completed less than 75 hours and have a minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher.