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Minors - International Development and Humanitarian Assistance

Hours: 15 credits

This interdisciplinary minor provides UF students with foundational skills and knowledge necessary to contribute productively in nonprofit organizations, private businesses and public-sector organizations involved with international development and humanitarian assistance.

Core coursework focuses on international development policy and nonprofit organizations. Students may choose electives in agriculture, ecology, conservation, economic policy and regulations, contemporary international issues and foreign policy.

Other electives may be proposed and are subject to adviser approval. Students are strongly encouraged to complete an approved study abroad or international internship experience.

The minor is open to all students. The Department of Food and Resource Economics will provide advising. A cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 is necessary for admission to the minor. Students must earn a B or higher in AEB 4283, International Developmental Policy, or AEB 4282, International Humanitarian Assistance, to continue in the minor. For more information, call 352-392-1826.

Required Courses: take 6 credits

AEB 4282 International Humanitarian Assistance or
AEB 4283 International Development Policy
FYC 4409 Working with Nonprofit Organizations in Community Settings3

Electives: take 9 hours minimum with at least one course from each category

Economic Perspectives
AEB 4242 International Trade Policy in Agriculture3
AFS 4905 Individual Work3
ANT 4266 Economic Anthropology3
ECO 4934 Special Topics3
ECS 3403 Economic Development of Latin America4
GEO 3502 Economic Geography3
Contemporary International Issues and Foreign Policy
AFS 4932 Children in Developing Countries3
AFS 4935 African Studies Interdisciplinary Seminar3
ALS 4404 International Studies (pre-approved study abroad experience)1-4
ALS 4941 Full-time Practical Work Experience in Agriculture (pre-approved international internship experience) 1-4
CPO 4034 Politics in Developing Nations3
GEO 3372 Conservation of Resources3
GEO 3430 Population Geography3
HSC 4624 Trends in International Health3
LAH 3300 Contemporary Latin America3
SYO 4530 Social Inequality3
WOH 4254 Nations and Nationalism3
WST 3930 Gender and Development1-4
Agriculture, Ecology and Conservation
AEB 3671 Comparative World Agriculture3
AGG 3501 Environment, Food and Society3
ALS 5932 Ethnoecology3
EES 3000 Environmental Science and Humanity3
FOR 4854 Agroforestry3
INR 4350 International Environmental Relations3
PUP 3204 Politics and Ecology3
SYD 4510 Environment and Society3