Academic programs offered by the Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture include eight bachelor of science programs, two master of science programs, fourteen minors, two credential programs and one internship program. See each major home page or our catalog for more details.
Agricultural Business Management Minor
The agricultural business management minor requires satisfactory completion of specifically designated courses and electives totaling a minimum of 32 quarter units
Animal Science Minor
Non-majors may elect to minor in animal science by completing a minimum of 32 units, nine of which must be upper division
Culinology ® Minor
Culinology ® is the blending of culinary arts and food science and technology. This is an interdisciplinary minor offered jointly by the Department of Nutrition and Food Science in the Huntley College of Agriculture and the Collins School of Hospitality Management. This minor is particularly suited for students majoring in food science and technology, nutrition, chemistry
Environmental Health Specialist Minor
The environmental health specialist minor is an interdisciplinary program which may be pursued by majors in any field. Its purpose is to prepare students for careers in environmental health by meeting the standards for the state internship program. State-employed specialists enforce and administer laws governing water, food, and air contamination, noise, land use planning, occupational health hazards, and animal vectors of disease. The minor is particularly suitable for students majoring in biology.
The Department of Animal & Veterinary Sciences will begin offering classes toward the equine minor in Spring 2019. Horses used for the teaching are provided by the university's W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center.
Fashion Merchandising Minor
This interdisciplinary minor is designed for students other than apparel merchandising and management majors who seek additional study in the fashion industry. The minor provides students with a background in both fashion and business to better prepare them to seek employment in fashion related fields. The minor in fashion merchandising is administered jointly by the departments of Apparel Merchandising and Management and International Business and Marketing.
The attainment of a minor in fashion merchandising is accomplished by appropriate selection, timely scheduling, and satisfactory completion of specifically designated courses and electives totaling a minimum of 35 quarter units
Food Science & Technology Minor
The food science and technology minor is designed to provide students basic principles and concepts that will improve their knowledge and understanding of food from a scientific perspective and of the use of technology to transform raw food materials. The minor provides students an overview of the field of food science and technology, basic aspects of food safety, and current issues about commercially processed foods. In addition, the students will have the opportunity to further explore specific areas in food science and technology through elective coursework. The minor will broaden career opportunities for students following closely related majors such as nutrition science, dietetics, animal science, chemistry, biology, and chemical engineering. Science students take most of the pre-requisite courses as part of the curriculum for their major.
International Agricultural Business Management Minor
The international agricultural business management minor requires satisfactory completion of specifically designated courses and electives totaling a minimum of 30 quarter units
The purpose of the nutrition minor is to help students understand the role that nutrients play in maintaining good health. The minor requires satisfactory completion of specifically designated courses and electives totaling a minimum of 33 quarter units.
The physiology minor is an interdisciplinary program which can be elected by students majoring in any field. Its purpose is to improve the training and advising of students in order to facilitate their pursuit of careers in biomedical fields utilizing a knowledge of physiology. It is particularly appropriate for students majoring in animal science.
Plant Science Minors
Minors may be taken by students majoring in plant science. The minor requires satisfactory completion of specifically designated courses and electives totaling a minimum of 28 quarter units. The following minors are offered:
- Ornamental Horticulture
- Pest Management
- Soil Science
- Landscape Irrigation Design