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Minor Programs

Minor Programs

The Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences offers a number of minor programs.

Bachelor of Science (Agricultural and Environmental Sciences) (B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.)) - Minor Agricultural Production (24 credits)

This minor program is designed to allow students in non-agricultural production majors to receive credit for courses in agricultural production and to stimulate "cross-over" studies. The Minor can be associated with existing major programs in the Faculty, but in some instances it may require more than 90 credits to meet the requirements of both the major and the ...

For more information, see Minor Agricultural Production (24 credits).

Minor Animal Biology (24 credits)

The Minor Animal Biology intended for students who wish to further their studies in the basic biology of large mammals and birds. Successful completion of the program should provide students with a sound background in the field of biomedical studies and the use of animal models. It should also qualify students to apply to most veterinary colleges in North America, ...

For more information, see Minor Animal Biology (24 credits).

Minor Animal Health and Disease (24 credits)

The minor in Animal Health and Disease is offered to students wishing to understand general animal physiology and function, the susceptibility of animals to various diseases, methods for limiting and controlling potential outbreaks, and the resulting implications for the animal, the consumer and the environment. It is an ideal choice for students who are ...

For more information, see Minor Animal Health and Disease (24 credits).

Bachelor of Science (Agricultural and Environmental Sciences) (B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.)) - Minor Ecological Agriculture (24 credits)

The Minor Ecological Agriculture is designed to focus on the principles underlying the practice of ecological agriculture and is suitable for students wishing to farm and do extension and government work, and those intending to pursue postgraduate studies in this field. This Minor can be associated with existing major programs in the Faculty, but in some ...

For more information, see Minor Ecological Agriculture (24 credits).

Minor in Entrepreneurship

Minor in Entrepreneurship

Note: Students will no longer be admitted into the Minor in Entrepreneurship as it is being suspended. For additional information on the Minor in Entrepreneurship, consult the 2007-2008 Undergraduate Programs Calendar available at www.mcgill.ca/students/courses/calendars.

Minor in Environmental Engineering (27 credits)

Minor in Environmental Engineering (27 credits)

The Minor program consists of 27 credits in courses that are environment related. By means of a judicious choice of complementary and elective courses, Bioresource Engineering students may obtain this Minor with a minimum of 12 additional credits.

The Environmental Engineering Minor is administered by the Faculty of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics (see Faculty of Engineering > Environmental Engineering Minor).

Courses available in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (partial listing):
BREE 322 Organic Waste Management
BREE 416 Engineering for Land Development
BREE 518 Bio-Treatment of Wastes
MICR 331 Microbial Ecology
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Minor Human Nutrition (24 credits)

The Minor Human Nutrition is intended to complement a student's primary field of study by providing a focused introduction to the metabolic aspects of human nutrition. It is particularly accessible to students in Biochemistry, Biology, Physiology, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Microbiology and Immunology, Animal Science or Food Science programs. The completion of 24 ...

For more information, see Minor Human Nutrition (24 credits).

Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences—2010-2011 (last updated May. 3, 2010) (disclaimer)