Nov 17, 2019  
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

Minor: Sustainable Food Systems


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OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 21

GPA requirements to earn minor: None

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: C- or higher is required for all PSE courses

Contact Information: Mary Fernandez, Student Academic Services Coordinator, 201A Rogers Hall, 207-581-2938, fern@maine.edu

Residency Requirement: The 9 credits of required courses and 6 of the elective credits must be taken at the University of Maine


This minor 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.  It complements degree programs in natural and social science, as well as business. 

Please note:

  • Be sure to consider the prerequisites for the courses below when planning for this minor.
  • This minor is not an option for Sustainable Agriculture majors.
  • No more than 9 total credits may be from 100-level classes.
  • Some of the courses below may be offered in alternate years. Be sure to check the course descriptions in the online Undergraduate Catalog.

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