This minor provides a platform for students to integrate business principles with applied food management courses. Areas of study in the minor include food products marketing, food supply chain and cost management, food safety management, food law and policy.

Effective Fall 2023

Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Required Courses
AREC 202Agricultural and Resource Economics (GT-SS1)3
AREC 222Economics of Food Systems (GT-SS1)3
AREC 311Agricultural and Resource Product Marketing3
or AREC 310 Agricultural Marketing
AREC Electives
Select at least one course from the following:3
Agricultural and Resource Enterprise Analysis
Agricultural Commodities Marketing
International Agricultural Trade
Commodity Market Trading Experience
Food Supply Chain Management
Agricultural Business Management
Study Abroad--Italy: Food and Resource Economics
Agricultural Policy
Socio-Cultural Elements Electives
Select at least one course from the following:2-3
Personnel Management in Agriculture
Agricultural Law
Ag- and Resource-Based Economic Development
Study Abroad--Italy: Economics of the Renaissance in Modern Italy
Food Systems--Impact on Health/Food Security
Urban Horticulture
Environment, Food, and Social Justice (GT-SS3)
Food Justice
Food, Agriculture and Global Society
Sociology of Food Systems and Agriculture
Production and Management Topics
Select 6-7 credits from the following:6-7
Agriculture Production Systems
Live Animal and Carcass Evaluation
Topics in Animal Sciences: Quality Assurance
Principles of Meat Science
Processed Meats
Meat Safety
Meat Processing Systems
Food Principles and Applications
Human Nutrition
Community Nutrition
Food-From Farm to Table
Food Safety
Current Issues in Food Safety
Horticultural Science
Environmental Issues in Agriculture (GT-SS3)
Greenhouse Management
Topics in Organic Agriculture
Vegetable Crop Management
Principles of Fruit Crop Management
Horticulture Crop Production and Management
Supply Chain Management
Food Service Systems-Operations
Food Service Systems-Production and Purchasing
Alcohol Beverage Control and Management
Food and Society
Event and Conference Planning
Program Total Credits:21