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Interdisciplinary Education

The Agroecology Minor curriculum is structured to enhance critical thinking skills and provide opportunities for practical experiences, while offering a wide diversity of courses for students to chose from. Students will gain knowledge from the following disciplines:

  • Crop Science
  • Animal Science
  • Plant Ecology
  • Soil Science
  • Pest Management
  • Economics
  • Social Science

to the Agroecology Minor Program at North Carolina State University. We are located in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in the Crop Science Department.

Using an interdisciplinary approach, the Agroecology Minor program at NCSU is designed to provide students from all fields a fundamental understanding of agricultural systems from an ecological, economic, and sociological perspective.

Students will interact with a team of faculty with expertise in many aspects of agroecology from Agricultural and Resource Economics, Animal Science, Botany, Crop Science, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Sociology, and Soil Science.

With this Agroecology Minor, students will understand both the environmental and social context of agriculture and be able develop workable solutions to the challenge of sustainable food production for the future.




Dr. Michelle Schroeder
Agroecology Minor Advisor
Williams Hall, Rm 2406
Crop Science Department, NC State University
Campus Box 7620
Raleigh, NC 27695-7620
Phone: 919-513-0085
Fax: 919-515-7959

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