Majors and Minors

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Engineering

Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering is a major offered jointly by the College of Science and Engineering and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. Students choose one of these distinct tracks:

  • Bioproducts Engineering/>Developing sustainable solutions using renewable resources to meet the world's growing materials and energy demand.
  • Environmental and Ecological Engineering
    Designing sound solutions to address human impact on our natural environment.
  • Food Engineering
    Creating innovative solutions to address the world's growing demand for food safety, food security and quality contributing to healthy food and healthy lives.

Business, Technology, Sustainability

Bioproducts Marketing and Management is a unique technical business major that focuses on technology and environmental sustainability. Students choose one of these distinct tracks:

Corporate Environmental Management is a track within the Environmental Science, Policy and Management program offered by the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. Students learn to recognize sustainable business practices and identify opportunities to reduce environmental impacts.

Minors

The Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering offers the following minors:

The University of Minnesota has a variety of minors for a variety of interests.