Secondary Major in Sustainable Food and Farming

We offer a secondary major for UMass students who are interested in Sustainable Food and Farming.  A student must complete the following requirements for the secondary major in Sustainable Food and Farming:

  • A minimum of 30 credits in STOCKSCH including;
  • STOCKSCH 108 Introductory Botany or a biology class with lab
  • STOCKSCH 105 Soils
  • One ecosystem or ecology course
  • One policy or education class related to the major
  • At least 24 credits related to agrciultural science and practice

The secondary major is a flexible degree option that may work for you. Students generally fulfill their Junior Writing and Integrative Experience GenEd requirements in their primary major. You can "double count" courses in the primary and secondary majors.  If you are interested in a secondary major, please contact program coordinator, Sarah Berquist, to discuss your options.

You may view the list of Sustainable Food and Farming courses here. 

Please note: we do not offer a minor in Sustainable Food and Farming.