​​The Certificate in Food and Agriculture Law covers sustainable agriculture and food and the connections these systems have to the environment, energy, human and animal health, labor, and climate change.​​

The certificate requires a minimum of 14 credits of coursework and experience or writing in the area of food and agriculture law.  Students are required to earn a GPA of 3.0 or better in all certificate courses in order to earn the certificate.

​REQUIRED - 3 CREDITS

  • ENV5108 - Introduction to the Law and Policy of Agriculture, Food and the Environment (3)

FOOD & AGRICULTURE ELECTIVES - 8 CREDITS

  • ENV5903A - Climate Change, Food Security and Env Justice (3, DL*)
  • ENV5411 - Federal Regulation of Food And Agriculture (3, DL*)
  • ENV5903B - Law and Policy of Local Food Systems (3, DL*)
  • ENV5110 - Ecology of Food & Agriculture (3)
  • ENV5380 - Food Regulation and Policy (3)
  • ENV5381 - Ag/Food Entrepreneurial Law (3)
  • ENV5383 - Food System Justice & Sustainability (2)
  • ENV​5385 - Global Food Security (2)
  • ENV5401 - Agriculture Environmental Law (3)
  • ENV5408 - The Law of Animals in Agriculture (3)
  • ENV5410 - The Modern Farm Bill (2)
  • ENV5540 - Public Health Implications of US Ag & Food Policy (2)

GENERAL ELECTIVES - 3 CREDITS

  • ENV5125 - Land Use Regulation (3)
  • ENV5235 - Natural Resources Law (3)
  • ENV5245 - Water Resources (3)
  • ENV5246 - Water Quality (3)
  • ENV5250 - Watershed Management & Protection (3)
  • ENV5302 - Animal Law (2)
  • ENV5310 - Environmental Health Law (3)
  • ENV5405 - Ecosystem Conservation Strategies (2)
  • ENV5406 - Animal Rights Jurisprudence (2)
  • ENV5474 - Land Conservation Law (2)
  • ENV5561 - Environmental Enforcement & Compliance (2)

EXPERIENTIAL/WRITING - MINIMUM OF 1 CREDIT

  • Master's or JD externship on a food/agriculture topic
  • Food and Agriculture Clinic
  • AWR, LLM Research Project, or IRP on a food/agriculture topic
  • Participation in the CAFS Research Associate Program

* Available via distance learning only