General Agriculture Major
The degree program in General Agriculture is designed to serve students who wish to pursue a college education in several broad areas of agriculture or who want to tailor a program to meet their specific career objectives. Traditionally, students interested in careers focusing on agricultural production follow this program of study.
Students electing to graduate with a General Agriculture major must file a "plan of study" with the General Agriculture Coordinating Committee by the third week of the second semester of their junior year. This plan of study must include a "statement of goals" or why a tailored degree is desired and an outline of courses to be taken to meet their stated career goals. Identification of the capstone course and any internship that the student plans to take should also be included in the plan of study.
General Agriculture Minor
A minor in General Agriculture may be obtained by satisfactorily completing 24 credits with at least six credits in each of any four disciplines offered by the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources. A minimum of eight credits must be taken at NDSU. Students must earn a 2.00 minimum GPA in the courses used to satisfy the minor requirements.