A Dynamic and Flexible Undergraduate Curriculum: Preparing Agribusiness Students for a Continually Changing Agricultural Sector

Individuals entering the Agribusiness industry need to have the flexibility to adapt to a rapidly changing global environment, and so does an Agribusiness curriculum. This essay provides an overview of a major curriculum overhaul that has transformed the Department of Agribusiness at the California Polytechnic State University. A rigid concentration structure has been reformed to a more flexible and dynamic no-concentration structure to develop successful future leaders in an ever-evolving industry. This essay explains the need for a more flexible undergraduate agribusiness curriculum and identifies its potential benefits and drawbacks.


Editor(s):
IFAMR, IFAMA
Issue Date:
Jun 14 2012
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
IFAMR (ISSN #: 1559-2448) (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/129173
Published in:
International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, Volume 15, Special Issue A
Page range:
37-41
Total Pages:
5
JEL Codes:
Q13
Note:
This essay is one of 23 featured authors from around the world discussing the challenges and solutions to filling the global talent gap in agribusiness. www.ifama.org
Series Statement:
15
Special Issue A




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