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Agronomy

Minor


College: College of Agriculture and Technology

Description

Areas of emphasis include crop production and protection, plant breeding, forage management, nutrient management, and soil conservation and fertility. Education in this minor emphasizes the principles of plant and soil management and the basic sciences upon which these principles are grounded. A minor in agronomy can complement several majors, and will enhance career opportunities in farm management and the agricultural industry. Employment possibilities include farm chemical and fertilizer store managers, sales representatives, field and lab technicians, crop management consultants, extension agents, soil and water conservationists, and inspectors for various state and federal regulatory agencies.

Minor Requirements

A minimum of 18 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.25 or a grade of at least a “C” for each course.

Coursework Overview

Requirements:
Sem. Hrs.
  Agronomy Electives
6
  Upper-level Agronomy Electives
12
Total Required Hours:
18

Please consult with your advisor if you plan on pursuing a minor in Agronomy.