• Congressman Al Lawson and CAFS students at the Farmer's Roundtable event. 
  • Harambee Festival - Learning about insects. 
  • Dr. Mbuya explaining the importance of water quality and the impacts of contamination. 
  • Goat meat cooking demonstration conducted by Cooperative Extension. 
  • CAFS Living Learning Students(LLC) students inspecting bee colonies. 

GLOBAL AGRICULTURE MINOR

(15 CREDIT HOURS)

 

EXPLORE CAREERS IN...

Animal Plant Health Inspection Service - International Service (APHIS-IS)

Foreign Agriculture Services

Global Agriculture Systems

Markets & Trade

For students obtaining a degree in agriculture/ related studies, this minor will enhance your education with exposure to unique characteristics of the global agricultural system and increase capacity in animal or plant health matters. A background in Global Agriculture will help you engage in careers in public and private international sectors such as:

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS)
  • USDA APHIS-IS
  • USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
  • Peace Corps               
  • U.S. Agency for International Development
  • U.S. State Department
  • International Non-governmental Organizations                                   
  • State Departments of Agriculture & Embassies    
  • International trade              
  • International agribusiness companies                  

 

EXPLORE INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES IN…

  • Europe
  • Central America
  • Africa

 

HOW TO EARN A MINOR IN GLOBAL AGRICULTURE...

  • Be enrolled in a degree program in agriculture or a relevant related science or social science program, and complete the following requirements.
  • Complete 15 credit hours of the required courses (listed below):

Advanced Agriculture Electives (6 hours)

AGG 4952* - Service Learning in International Agriculture (3 hours)

Foreign Language (3 hours)

Diplomacy and International Ag Policy (3 hours)

*The Service Learning in International Agriculture course introduces students to a global, holistic and cross-cultural approach to problem solving and development challenges in agrarian based communities, with a focus on global food security, food safety, trade, and international cooperation and development.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Harriett A. Paul, Director, FAMU International   Agriculture Programs

204 South Perry-Paige Building, Tallahassee, FL 32307

Phone: (850) 599.8867, Fax: (850)599.8821

Email: harriett.paul@famu.edu