International Agricultural Development, Bachelor of Science College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

International Agricultural Development is an interdisciplinary major in the Plant Sciences department.

Faculty

Includes members from various departments across colleges.

Master Advisor

Advising for the major is located in 1244 Plant & Environmental Sciences; 530-752-4839.

A. Crump in 3045 Wickson Hall (Plant Sciences Department)

Preparatory Subject Matter
CRD 001The Community4
IAD 010Introduction to International Agricultural Development4
MAT 016AShort Calculus3
PLS 002Botany & Physiology of Cultivated Plants4
Soil Science
SSC 010Soils in Our Environment3-5
or SSC 100 Principles of Soil Science
Economics
ECN 001APrinciples of Microeconomics4
ECN 001BPrinciples of Macroeconomics4
Choose one:4-5
Elementary Statistics
SOC 046B
(Discontinued)
Applied Statistics in Agricultural Sciences
Choose 6 units:6
Population, Environment & World Agriculture
Domestic Animal Production
Domestic Animal Production Laboratory
Food Systems
Discoveries & Concepts in Nutrition
Agriculture, Nature & Society
Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture
Organic Crop Production Practices
Preparatory Subject Matter Subtotal36-39
Depth Subject Matter
ECN 115AEconomic Development4
IAD 103Social Change & Agricultural Development4
IAD 170Program Development for International Agriculture4
ARE 147Resource & Environment Policy Analysis3
or PLS 101 Agriculture & the Environment
Choose a minimum of 5 units:5
Equipment & Technology for Small Farms
Agroforestry: Global & Local Perspectives
Crop Management Systems for Vegetable Production
Principles of Agronomic Crop Production Systems
Forage Crop Production
Rangelands: Ecology, Conservation & Restoration
Choose a minimum of 4 units:4
Population
Organization of Economic Space
People, Work & Technology
Choose 4 units:4
Rural Change in the Industrialized World
Community Development Perspectives on Environmental Justice
Community Development
Choose 4 units:4
The Politics of Interdependence
The Politics of Global Inequality
Sociology of Third World Development
Anthropology of Development
Women & Development
Ecology & Politics
Depth Subject Matter Subtotal32
Foreign Language Requirement
Students must complete three sequenced quarters (15 units) of courses in one foreign language or its equivalent. Passing a foreign language proficiency examination, a score of 5, 4, or 3 on a foreign language Advanced Placement examination (except Latin), or a score of 550 on the SATII: Subject Test will also satisfy this requirement.0-15
Foreign Language Requirement Subtotal0-15
Internship Requirement
Students must complete at least 4 units of internship. Internships can be chosen in consultation with an advisor. Internship requirement waived for students enrolled in the UC Education Abroad Program.4
Internship Requirement Subtotal4
Areas of Specialization
Choose one:45-46
Subtotal45-46
International Agricultural Development Abroad
Choose 0-40 units:0-40
International Agricultural Development Abroad Subtotal0-40
Total Units117-176

Areas of Specialization

Agricultural Production Option

Agricultural Production Option
BIS 002AIntroduction to Biology: Essentials of Life on Earth5
BIS 002BIntroduction to Biology: Principles of Ecology & Evolution5
CHE 002AGeneral Chemistry5
CHE 002BGeneral Chemistry5
Choose 15 units:15
Fish Production
Lactation
Pig & Poultry Care & Management
Beef Cattle & Sheep Production
Meat Processing & Marketing
Dairy Cattle Production
Avian Reproduction
Arthropod Pest Management
Introduction to Biological Control
Urban Forestry
Woody Plants in the Landscape: Growth, Ecology & Management
Principles of Hydrologic Science
Plant-Water-Soil Relationships
Equipment & Technology for Small Farms
Agroforestry: Global & Local Perspectives
Introduction to Plant Pathology
Crop Management Systems for Vegetable Production
Principles of Agronomic Crop Production Systems
Forage Crop Production
Biological Applications in Fruit Tree Management
Biological Applications in Fruit Production
Rangelands: Ecology, Conservation & Restoration
Sustainability & Agroecosystem Management
Fruit & Nut Cropping Systems
Fruit & Nut Cropping Systems
Biology and Quality of Harvested Crops
Introduction to Weed Science
Sustainable Nutrient Management
Soils in Land Use & the Environment
Restricted Electives
Courses selected in consultation with an advisor.10
Total Units45

Trade & Economic Development Option

Trade & Economic Development Option
MAT 016BShort Calculus3
SOC 001Introduction to Sociology5
or ANT 002 Cultural Anthropology
Choose 20 units:20
Population, Environment & World Agriculture
Intermediate Microeconomics: Theory of Production & Consumption
Intermediate Microeconomics: Imperfect Competition, Markets & Welfare Economics
Economic Development
Agricultural Policy
Economics of Agricultural Sustainability
Agricultural Markets
Managerial Marketing
International Commodity & Resource Markets
Futures & Options Markets
Natural Resource Economics
Environmental Economics
Organization of Economic Space
International Microeconomics
International Macroeconomics
TXC 174
(Discontinued)
Restricted Electives
Courses selected in consultation with an advisor.17
Total Units45

Environmental Issues Option

Environmental Issues Option
ESP 001Environmental Analysis4
Biological Science
BIS 002AIntroduction to Biology: Essentials of Life on Earth5
BIS 002BIntroduction to Biology: Principles of Ecology & Evolution5
Choose 16 units:16
Resource & Environment Policy Analysis
Natural Resource Economics
Environmental Economics
General Ecology
Ecology, Nature, & Society
Principles of Environmental Science
The Policy Process
Environmental Law
Conservation Biology Policy
Urban & Regional Planning
Public Lands Management
Natural Resource Economics
Agriculture & the Environment
California Plant Communities
California Plant Communities Field Study
Sustainability & Agroecosystem Management
Genetics & Plant Conservation: The Biodiversity Crisis
Restoration Ecology
Restoration Ecology Laboratory
Restricted Electives
Courses selected in consultation with an advisor.15
Total Units45

Rural Communities Option

Rural Communities Option
SOC 001Introduction to Sociology5
ANT 002Cultural Anthropology5
Choose 16 units:16
Dynamics of Regional Development
Community Youth Development
Community Development Perspectives on Environmental Justice
Community Field Research: Theory & Analysis
Community Development
International Community Development: Asia
International Community Development: Europe
Social Theory & Community Change
Theories of Organizations & Their Role in Community Change
Social Inequality: Issues & Innovations
Comparative Ethnicity
Transnational Community Development
Restricted Electives
Courses selected in consultation with an advisor.20
Total Units46