Graduate Minor Degree in Sustainable Agricultural Systems

The minor in Sustainable Agriculture Systems is open to students enrolled in any program within the Graduate School at the University of Minnesota.

The program provides a curriculum with strong emphasis on systemic approaches to analyzing current agricultural production systems in the U.S., as well as environmental, economic, and social conditions that influence changes in agriculture.

Courses designed specifically for this program integrate biology, ecology, agriculture, sociology, history, philosophy and economics. Students completing the requirements for the program receive a minor in Sustainable Agriculture Systems applicable to master's (M.S. and M.A.) and doctoral programs.

Contact People

 

Dr. Craig Sheaffer, Director of Graduate Studies
Sustainable Agriculture Systems Graduate Minor
Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture
411 Borlaug Hall
1991 Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108

phone: 612-625-7224
toll-free: 800-909-MISA (6472)
fax: 612-625-1268
sheaf001@umn.edu

Courtney Tchida, Program Coordinator
Sustainable Agriculture Systems Minor
Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture
411 Borlaug Hall
1991 Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108

phone: 612-625-2738
toll-free: 800-909-MISA (6472)
fax: 612-625-1268
tchi0003@umn.edu

Courtney Tchida, Program Coordinator
Sustainable Agriculture Systems Minor
Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture
411 Borlaug Hall
1991 Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108

phone: 612-625-2738
toll-free: 800-909-MISA (6472)
fax: 612-625-1268
tchi0003@umn.edu