The Leadership in Agriculture and Life Sciences minor is open to all interested baccalaureate students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The minor is especially appropriate for students enrolled in Agricultural and Life Sciences majors seeking a competitive edge when applying for supervisory or management positions in careers related to the Agriculture and Life Sciences industries. Students completing this minor will be able to apply the theory, principles, and skills required by leaders in their discipline.
The minor requires a minimum of 15 credit hours. The minimum grade required for all courses counting toward the minor is "C-".
Required Courses (15 credit hours)
AEE 323 Leadership Development in Agriculture (3 cr)
Select 12 credit hours from:
AEE 350 Personal Leadership Development in Agriculture & Life Sciences (3 cr)
AEE 360 Developing Team Leadership in Agriculture & Life Sciences (3 cr)
AEE 435 Professional Presentations in Agricultural Organizations (3 cr)
AEE 460 Organizational Leadership Development in Agriculture & Life Sciences (3 cr)
AEE 311 Communication Methods and Media** (3 cr)
**ENG 332 Communication for Business and Management or ENG 333 Communication for Science and Research may be substituted for AEE311. Only one of these courses can be used to meet the minor requirements.
Admissions and Certification of Minor
Students who plan to minor in Leadership in Agriculture and Life Sciences should contact David W.W. Jones (contact information below). Applications and requirements for the minor may be obtained in 201 Ricks Hall or by contacting the departmental Student Services Assistant at 919.515.2241. Students applying for the Leadership in Agriculture and Life Science minor should submit the application listing the courses required for completion of the minor at least one semester prior to graduation.
Dr. David W. W. Jones will verify that all requirements have been met and recommend approval by the department head to certify the completion of the student's minor program. The signed minor application/plan of work for the minor will be submitted to the Academic Programs Office in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences by the department head. Certification must be submitted no later than the registration period for the student's final semester at NC State. The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program.
Contact PersonDr. David W. W. Jones212 Ricks Hall919.513.2187 firstname.lastname@example.org SIS Code: 16AGLDM