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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Agriculture Minor

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View information for the Department of Economics, Agriculture, and Social Sciences , including Learning Objectives for the department and its programs.

The Agriculture Minor allows non-agriculture majors to complete relevant agriculture coursework at the lower division (community college agriculture courses) and upper division (Agriculture Core Courses) to improve their knowledge in agriculture and related issues.  Students enroll in the minor program based on their interest in agriculture and/or a desire to expand their career options in a region rich in agricultural diversity and occupational opportunities.


To qualify for this academic minor, students must complete the required number of units with a minimum GPA of 2.0 (C).

(18 units minimum)

Upper Division Agriculture Core

(a minimum of 12 units from 4 courses out of 5 areas)

1. Methodology/Technology of Agriculture

3. Business/Economics of Agriculture

4. Agriculture Policy and Regulations

5. Labor/Personnel Management in Agriculture

Lower Division Transfer Core

(2 courses, a minimum of 6 units from the following)

  • Principles of Animal Science, 3 units
  • Principles of Plant Science, 3-4 units
  • Soil Science, 3-4 units
  • Agricultural Economics, 3 units
  • Computers in Agriculture, 3 units

Substitutions may be approved by advisor.

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