Type: 
Minor
Level: 
Undergraduate Minor
Class Location: 
Corvallis Campus
Department: 
Agricultural Education and Agricultural Sciences

The minor provides students with formal instruction in international agricultural concepts and practical experiences through global awareness course work, language immersion via study/research abroad, and/or international fieldwork. The 27-credit curriculum prepares students for successful postbaccalaureate international careers, or those seeking graduate studies in international agriculture programs. Students critically examine current international agricultural issues and/or diversity and communications. To be eligible to apply for this minor, students must have a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher and be in good standing with Oregon State University. Students must also be in a declared major. Participants in this minor program are able to:

  1. Research the major agricultural themes and issues of another nation besides the United States of America.
  2. Examine trade information to determine the key elements of agricultural trade agreements between the USA and another country.
  3. Analyze the effectiveness of agricultural practices of another nation besides the USA.
  4. Investigate the effect of broad social, economic, and environmental forces upon the agricultural industry of another nation besides the USA.