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  Nov 18, 2017
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Minor: Sustainable Food Systems

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Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 18

Minimum Cumulative GPA required to earn minor: 2.0

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: None.

Other GPA requirements to earn minor: None.

Contact Information:  Mary Fernandez, Student Academic Services Coordinator, 104 Deering Hall, 207-581-2938,


The Minor in Sustainable Food Systems provides students with an understanding of the sustainability of U.S. and global food systems, including factors such as production, processing, safety, distribution, and consumption of food.  This program complements degree programs in natural and social science, as well as business.  The minor includes 18 credits of coursework, 9 credits from the Required Courses and 9 credits from Elective Courses.  No more than 9 total credits may be from 100-level classes. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in the Minor classes is required.

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