Global Food Systems Leadership Secondary Major
An Excellent Complement to Your Primary Area of Study
To complete the 24 credit hours of K-State's Global Food Systems Leadership secondary major, students must complete nine credit hours of core courses, six credit hours from the list of food and agriculture courses for a basic understanding of the subject area, and an additional nine credit hours in an area of concentration. Some of the 24 credit hours may also be required for the student's primary major and provides opportunities for focused course selection.
The Secondary Major, At A Glance
|Core Courses, 9 credit hours|
GENAG/LEAD 225: Fundamentals of Global Food Systems Leadership, 3 credit hours
An interdisciplinary examination of the fundamental roles people, policies, and cultures play in the global food system as it relates to sustainable food production, processing, distribution, and availability.
GENAG/LEAD 325: Uncertainty in Global Food Systems Leadership, 3 credit hours
This course addresses the impact of cultural identity, life experience, and world views on leadership relationships as they relate to privilege and inclusion in the context of global food systems. Students will consider elements of community-engaged work.
GENAG/LEAD 425: Global Food Systems Leadership in Action, 3 credit hours
In this course, students will conduct a community-engaged global food systems leadership research/service project. Additional emphasis will be on ethical dimensions of leadership and individual exploration of careers and roles within global food systems.
|Basic Knowledge Courses, 6 credit hours|
Students will take an additional six credit hours related to food and agriculture for a basic introduction to the subject area. Select courses from the list below:
|Area of Concentration, 9 credit hours|
|Students will select courses for nine credit hours in their area of concentration. Areas of concentration include:
Learn More & Next Steps
We would love to connect with you about your K-State experience and any questions you have about the secondary major. Contact our Director, Mary Kay Siefers, by email at email@example.com or calling 785-532-6085.
Find out why K-State is a good fit for you by experiencing it in person. If you're interested in scheduling a campus visit, contact New Student Services and request a tour that includes a visit with the Global Food Systems Leadership program. Learn more about scheduling a tour, or call their office at 800-432-8270 (toll free) or 785-532-6250.