Leadership in Agriculture and Life Sciences (Minor)

To see more about what you will learn in this program, visit the Learning Outcomes website!

The Leadership in Agriculture and Life Sciences minor is open to all interested baccalaureate students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The minor is especially appropriate for students enrolled in Agricultural and Life Sciences majors seeking a competitive edge when applying for supervisory or management positions in careers related to the Agriculture and Life Sciences industries. Students completing this minor will be able to apply the theory, principles, and skills required by leaders in their discipline.

Certification

To be admitted to the program, a student must have a GPA of at least 2.0. Application for admission to any University minor program is now available via MyPack Portal. Admission will be based upon the student’s academic record, and in most cases no longer requires departmental review. Go to Add a Minor to apply. Certification must be submitted no later than the registration period for the student’s final semester at NC State. The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program.

Program Coordinator

Dr. Jackie Bruce
Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences
Box 7607
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7607
919.515.8801
jackie_bruce@ncsu.edu

Plan of Study

See the “plan requirements” tab. Contact the Program Coordinator with any questions.

Registration Information

Application for admission to any University minor program is now available via MyPack Portal. Go to Add a Minor to apply.

SIS Code: 16AGLDM

For more information about this program, including admissions and contact information, please visit our website.

Plan Requirements

The minor requires a minimum of 15 credit hours. The minimum grade required for all courses counting toward the minor is “C-“.

Required Courses
AEE 323Leadership Development in Agriculture and Life Sciences3
Elective Courses
Select four of the following:12
Personal Leadership Development in Agriculture and Life Sciences
Developing Team Leadership in Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professional Presentations in Agricultural Organizations
Organizational Leadership Development in Agriculture and Life Sciences
Communication Methods and Media 1
Total Hours15