International Agricultural Development is an interdisciplinary major housed in the Plant Sciences department. Students learn to apply existing and emerging agricultural technologies and strategies to address global poverty. Students can choose to focus on social sciences or natural sciences. This interdisciplinary program includes courses in animal and plant sciences, soil and environmental sciences, sociology and economics, community development and Native American studies. There are four areas of specialization: Agricultural Production, Trade & Economic Development, Environmental Issues, and Rural Communities. Students participate in internships or study abroad to round out their education. Graduates move on to serve in the Peace Corps, work for governmental or non-governmental organizations, or work in international trade.
Includes members from various departments across colleges.
|Introduction to International Agricultural Development
|Choose 6-7 units
|Agriculture & the Environment
|Crop Management Systems for Vegetable Production
|Principles of Agronomic Crop Production Systems
|Forage Crop Production
|Choose 7-8 units:
|Social Change & Agricultural Development
|Program Development for International Agriculture
|Rural Change in the Industrialized World