Jul 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Food and Agribusiness Innovation Minor or Certificate

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The minor/certificate helps students understand how to develop and manage successful innovations in the food and agricultural industries. The coursework equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to start a new food- or agri-business and/or how to add value to an existing food- or agri-business.

The program also helps students gain a broad knowledge of the transformative innovations that help build sustainable, equitable, and inclusive agri-food systems.

Admission Requirements
Program is available to students from all majors as well as non-matriculating students.

Graduation Requirements
Students must earn a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in courses allowed in fulfilling the food and agribusiness innovation minor or certificate requirements.

Program Learner Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the role that innovations by agri-food value chain actors play in building sustainable, equitable, and inclusive agri-food systems;
  • apply principles of marketing, financial accounting, and entrepreneurship to solve problems in the food and agriculture industries with creativity and innovation; and
  • gain entrepreneurial and innovation competencies for careers in food and agribusiness.

Total Credits: 27

College and Department Information

Management Department  
College of Business  

Online Availability
The program will have both a designated online only option and an in-person or hybrid option.

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