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2008-09 Undergraduate Catalog


Agricultural and Natural Resource Ethics and Policy
Hours: 15 credits

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

This interdisciplinary minor is available for undergraduate students who wish to augment their technical training in the agricultural and natural resource-related disciplines with selected liberal arts and sciences courses and College of Agricultural and Life Sciences policy-related courses.

The minor also helps to augment business, humanities, journalism or social sciences education with selected courses in CALS pertaining to agricultural and natural resources issues and problems. This minor can serve as additional preparation for careers in education, business, law or politics.

Required Courses

AEB 4126 Agricultural and Natural Resource Ethics3
Ethics, Social and Political Analysis6
Agriculture and Natural Resources6

Ethics, Social and Political Analysis: take 6 credits

ANT 4403 Environmental and Cultural Behavior3
ECP 3302 Environmental Economics and Resource Policy (cannot take this and AEB 3450 for credit)4
EES 3000 Environmental Science and Humanity3
GEO 3372 Conservation of Resources3
PAD 4604 Administrative Law and Regulatory Politics3
PHI 3640 Environmental Ethics3
PHI 3650 Moral Philosophy3
PHM 3032 Ethics and Ecology3
PHM 3202 Political Philosophy3
POT 3001 Introduction to Political Theory3
POT 3503 Environmental Ethics and Policy3
PUP 3203 Environmental Law and Policy3
PUP 3204 Politics and Ecology3

Agriculture and Natural Resources: take 6 credits

AEB 3450 Introduction to Natural Resource and Environmental Economics3
AEB 4123 Agricultural and Natural Resource Law3
AEB 4224 U.S. Food and Agricultural Policy3
AEB 4242 International Trade Policy in Agriculture3
AEB 4274 Natural Resource and Environmental Policy3
AEB 4283 International Development Policy3
AEB 4452 Advanced Natural Resource and Environmental Economics3
AEB 4454 Contemporary Issues in Natural Resource and Environmental Economics3
AGG 3501 Environment, Food and Society3
ALS 3133 Ag and Environmental Quality3
EES 4050 Environmental Planning and Design3
FNR 4660C Natural Resource Policy and Administration3
FOR 3004 Forests, Conservation and People3
FOR 3153C Forest Ecology3
FOS 4731 Government Regulation and the Food Industry2
WIS 4523 Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Conservation3