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Agricultural Literacy Minor

Do You Want to Improve the Agricultural Literacy in our Schools and Cities?

The minor in Agricultural Literacy offers students an integrated set of courses in agricultural education, including an agricultural literacy internship. Students pursuing this minor should be passionate about content in animal sciences, plant sciences, food products and processing, or natural resources.

Students should have a desire to educate others in these disciplines. These experiences help round-out a student’s education for those interested in working in a broad range of fields where a background in agricultural literacy would be beneficial. Students in this minor gain valuable experiences for careers in industry, non-profit organizations, and a variety of other agricultural careers with an outreach component.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Significant knowledge, skills and dispositions in agriculture
  • Ability to create instruction opportunities that are adapted to diverse learners
  • Employment of innovative instructional methods and assessment techniques to promote learning in agriculture
  • Effective program management and techniques in program evaluation

Where You’ll Find Us

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COBANK Center for Agricultural Educaton

Get hands-on experience in laboratory, technology, and teaching spaces so you can successfully teach future generations about agriculture.

Learn more about the COBANK Center

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Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building

CSU's new home for Colorado agriculture, student aspirations and agricultural innovation for global impact.

Learn more about the Nutrien Building

Interest
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Related Interests

  • Agriculture
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Program Design 
  • Teacher Development
  • Technology
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Related Careers

  • Agribusiness Curriculum Development (school and organizational)
  • Community Organizations
  • Extension Programs
  • Industry Trades
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Program Development
  • Teaching School Administration
Aubriel Jones.

Department Advisor

Aubriel Jones

For more information, contact Aubriel Jones, Coordinator of Undergraduate Success for the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Advising focus is on-campus students, last names A-J.

Jesse Kuklakis.

Department Advisor

Jesse Kuklakis

For more information, contact Jesse Kuklakis, Academic Success Coordinator for the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Advising focus is on-campus students, last names K-Z.