Specializations in CANR

Biotechnology

This specialization is primarily for students who plan to attend graduate school and earn MS or PhD. This program adds 10 to 13 credits to BS program. With completion, this specialization appears on transcript.

Example courses are:

  • BMB 401 Biochemistry
  • HRT 486 Biotechnology in Agriculture
  • ANS 314 Genetics                         
  • ANS 425 Animal Biotechnology

For questions or to enroll in the Biotechnology Specialization contact Dr. Richard Brandenburg at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 517-355-0236.

Agribusiness Management

This specialization is for students not majoring in business or agribusiness but who desire careers in agribusiness. The goal is to provide fundamental knowledge of business related to agricultural enterprise. This program adds 18 credits to BS program. With completion, this specialization appears on transcript.

Example courses are:

  • ABM 100 Decision Making 
  • ABM 130 Farm Management I
  • ABM 225 Commodity Marketing  
  • ABM 332 Operations Management
  • ABM 430 Farm Management II    
  • ABM 222 Sales
  • ABM 337 Labor Management      
  • ABM 400 Public Policy
  • ABM 422 Vertical Coordination    
  • ABM 425 Commodity Marketing
  • ABM 427 Global Agri-Food          
  • ABM 435 Financial Management
  • ABM 437 Strategic Management 
  • ACC 230 Accounting
  • GBL 323 Business Law                
  • HED 373 Entrepreneurship
  • MGT 325 Management Skills       
  • MSC 327 Marketing
  • FIM 335 Food Marketing

For questions or to enroll in the Agribusiness Specialization contact Ruthi Bloomfield at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 517-432-5298.