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Minor Field Requirements

Students in the College of Agriculture are not required to pursue a minor. They may choose to do so by the guidelines outlined below:

  • A minor is the student’s field of secondary academic emphasis. A minor consists of a minimum of 15 hours of related coursework designed to provide breadth and depth in a student’s undergraduate program
  • The specific requirements are determined by the department offering the minor.
  • Students may not minor and major in the same degree program.

For a list of all other minors within the College of Agriculture, additional minors are available hosted within departments.

Agricultural Pest Management Minor

To graduate with a minor in agricultural pest management, students must complete a minimum of 18 hours of coursework in pest management. Specific requirements include: ENTM 2001; PLHL 4000; AGRO 4070; and seven additional hours chosen from ENTM 4005, ENTM 4006, ENTM 4012, ENTM 4018/PLHL 4018, PLHL 4001, AGRO 4071. Of the seven elective hours, at least one course must be from entomology.

Agronomy Minor

To graduate with a minor in agronomy, students must complete AGRO 2051 and 14 additional hours in agronomy. At least six hours of the 14 must be at the 3000 or 4000 level. The minor in agronomy is not available to students in plant and soil systems.

Environmental Management Systems Minor

To graduate with a minor in environmental management systems, students must complete 18 hours consisting of EMS 1011, EMS 2011, EMS 3040, and EMS 3050, and 5 hours chosen from any 3000 or 4000 level EMS course.

Note: Some courses require prerequisites.

This minor is not available to students majoring in Environmental Management Systems.

Horticulture Minor

To graduate with a minor in horticulture, students must complete seven hours consisting of HORT 2050, HORT 2061, and HORT 2070; and 11 additional hours in HORT. This minor is not available to students majoring in Plant and Soil Systems.