Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Certificates

Agricultural Sustainability and Food Biosecurity

24 Credit Hours

College of Arts & Sciences

http://biology.usf.edu/ib/ug/certificates/

Certificate Description

The certificate is designed to enhance majors within the Integrative Biology Department, particularly majors in Environmental Biology. It addresses a national need for increased agricultural training opportunities outside Land Grant institutions. The certificate will enhance the student’s academic growth, facilitate the student’s use of academic training to address important societal problems, and improve the student’s prospects of finding gainful employment.

Total Certificate Hours - 24 Hours

Core Courses - 24 Hours

  • AMS 4804 Major Ideas in America: Ethics of Food Production or SWS 4207 Sustainable Agriculture and Urban Land Management (online course at University of Florida)
  • ECO 1000 Basic Economics or ECO 2013 Economic Principles (Macroeconomics)
  • BSC 4933 Selected Topics in Biology: Seminar in Environmental Risk Assessment
  • BSC 4940 Biology Internship
  • Two of the following courses:
  • Two of the following courses:

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There are additional requirements for this certificate such as grade, GPA, and/or foreign language requirements.

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