Minor in Agroecology

North Carolina State University

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topics: Curriculum, Food & Dining, Grounds
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Agriculture
Program Type: Minor
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


Using an interdisciplinary approach, the Agroecology Minor program at NCSU is designed to provide students from all fields a fundamental understanding of agricultural systems from an ecological, economic, and sociological perspective. Students will interact with a team of faculty with expertise in many aspects of agroecology from Agricultural and Resource Economics, Animal Science, Botany, Crop Science, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Sociology, and Soil Science. With this Agroecology Minor, students will understand both the environmental and social context of agriculture and be able develop workable solutions to the challenge of sustainable food production for the future.

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