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Environmental Management in
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Description of the Major
The interdisciplinary major in environmental management in agriculture provides you with the scientific and technical foundation to integrate and communicate the diverse environmental issues associated with agriculture and natural resources. You will be able to deal in an informed manner with the agricultural regulations and permitting requirements established by various agencies and jurisdictions, and you will achieve an appreciation for the complexities of agricultural practices. You will learn to integrate, balance and communicate the mix of agricultural and environmental issues that need to be addressed in modern society.

Additional information is available from your major's website.
Before Graduating You Must
  • Complete an approved senior-year research project (SOS 4905, Individual Work) related to management and science skills.
  • Pass AEE 3030C and AEE 3033C.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Cite specific examples of natural resources and environmental public policy issues and identify contending stakeholder interests with respect to each issue.
  2. Appraise similarities between agronomic production and environmental protection issues.
  3. Describe the role of soil and water in transport of contaminants in ecosystems and illustrate the interconnectedness of ecosystems and ecosystem components with specific examples.
  4. Acquire and analyze experimental data and interpret results as related to agronomic, environmental and ecosystem issues.
  5. Create, interpret and analyze written text, oral messages and multimedia presentations used in agricultural and life sciences.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
AEE 3030C         X
AEE 3033C         X
AEB 4123 X        
AEB 4274 X        
ALS 3133 X X X    
ALS 3153   X      
SOS 3022   X X    
SOS 4244 X        
SOS 4245     X    
SOS 4720C       X  

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