Global agriculture is offered as a concentration within the professional science master's program described under Business and Science 137. The objective of the master of business and science degree with a concentration in global agriculture is to prepare students to work in and manage the global green industry. Students will acquire knowledge of the global agricultural industry; the fundamentals of agricultural industry production and management; a background in environmental conservation; and an understanding of the role agricultural enterprises can play in maintaining a healthy global environment.
The global agriculture concentration has four
required core courses and four electives. Electives can be chosen from a number of
graduate programs and can be discussed with the concentration coordinator.
Core Courses (Choose four courses - 12 credits)
16:137:576 Concepts in Global Agriculture (3)
16:395:502 International Agricultural Development (3)
11:015:440 Agro Ecology (3)
16:765:531 Principles of Plant Pathology (3)
16:375:534 (F) Environmental Sustainability (3)
If statistics was not taken as an undergraduate student, it must be taken as part of the master's degree: 01:960:401 or 01:960:484.
The remaining 12 credits should be electives.
Full course descriptions and electives can be found at http://mbs.rutgers.edu.
Professor Mark Robson
Professor James White
Professor Rong Di