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The Concentration 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 concentration 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 concentration courses in order to earn the concentration.
REQUIRED - 3 CREDITS
ENV5108 - Introduction to Agriculture and Food Law and Policy(3)
FOOD & AGRICULTURE ELECTIVES - 7 CREDITS
ENV5380 - Food Regulation and Policy (3)
ENV5381 - Local Farm and Food Law in Practice (3)
ENV5383 - Food Justice & Sustainability (2)
ENV5385 - Global Food Security (2)
ENV5401 - Agriculture and the Environment (3)
ENV5408 - The Law of Animals in Agriculture (3)
ENV5410 - The Farm Bill (2)
ENV5411 - Federal Regulation of Food And Agriculture (3, DL*)
ENV5478 – Global Food Security and Social Justice (3, DL*)
ENV5479 – Law and Policy of Local Food(3, DL*)
ENV5540 - Public Health and Food and Agriculture Policy (2)
ENV5307 - Animals and the Law (3)
ENV5246 - Water Quality (3)
ENV5902 - Forestry Policy and the Law (2)
INT7446 - International Trade and the Environment (2)