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Admissions

Minors

A minor is a secondary area of interest that often complements a major and allows grouping of related electives in a meaningful way. Students typically need 4 to 8 courses to fulfill the requirements for a minor.

The CALS curriculum allows the flexibility to:

CALS Minors

Agribusiness Management (Only Available to CALS Students)

Sample Coursework: Agricultural Finance, Farm Business Management, Marketing

American Indian Studies

Sample Coursework: Native Peoples in the Northeast, Introduction to Native American Literature

Animal Science

Sample Coursework: Animal Physiology, Animal Nutrition

Applied Economics (Only Available to CALS Students)

Sample Coursework: Introductory Microeconomics, International Trade Policy, Resource Economics

Atmospheric Science

Sample Coursework: Basic Principles of Meteorology, Advanced Atmospheric Dynamics

Biological Sciences

Sample Coursework: Biochemistry, Evolutionary Biology and Diversity, Genetics

Biometry and Statistics

Sample Coursework: Biological Statistics, Statistical Sampling

Business

Sample Coursework: Finance, Marketing, Intro to Business Management

Climate Change

Sample Coursework: Climate and Global Warming, Global Ecology and Management, Humans and Climate

Communication

Sample Coursework: Oral Communication, New Media and Society, Media and Human Development

Crop Management

Sample Coursework: Field Crop Systems, Environmental Chemistry, Integrated Pest Management

Development Sociology

Sample Coursework: Social Movements, Theories of Society, Evaluating Statistical Evidence

Education

Sample Coursework: Educational Psychology, Engaging Students in Learning

Entomology

Sample Coursework: Insect Ecology, Spider Biology, Medical and Veterinary Entomology

Environmental & Resource Economics (Only Available to CALS Students)

Sample Coursework: Introductory Microeconomics, Resource Economics, Environmental Economics

Environmental Science & Sustainability

Sample Coursework: Environmental Economics; Sustainable Bioenergy Systems; Environmental Governance

Food Science

Sample Coursework: Food Safety Assurance, Sensory Evaluation of Food

Globalization, Ethnicity & Development

Sample Coursework: Social Inequality, Social Movements, Anthropology of Colonialism

Horticulture

Sample Coursework: Horticultural Science and Systems, The Nature of Plants

Information Science

Sample Coursework: Computer Mediated Communication, Intro to Cognitive Science

International Studies (Only Available to CALS Students)

Sample Coursework: International Internship, Topics in International Agriculture and Rural Development

International Trade & Development (Only Available to CALS Students)

Sample Coursework: Political Economy of the WTO, Food Policy for Developing Countries

Landscape Studies

Sample Coursework: Field Work in Urban Archaeology, History of American Landscape Architecture

Marine Biology

Sample Coursework: Ecology and the Marine Environment

Natural Resources

Sample Coursework: Environmental Conservation, Wetland Ecology, Environmental Governance

Nutrition & Health

Sample Coursework: Nutritional Problems of Developing Nations, Maternal and Child Nutrition

Science of Earth Systems

Sample Coursework: The Earth System, Climate Dynamics, Interior of the Earth, Intro to Biogeochemistry

Science of Natural and Environmental Systems

Sample Coursework: Ecology and the Environment, Environmental Resource Economics, Society and Natural Resources

Soil Science

Sample Coursework: Soil Ecology, Soil Management for Sustainability

Viticulture & Enology

Sample Coursework: Wines and Vines, Winemaking Theory and Practice