Division of Agriculture & Life Sciences
- Food and Nutrition
- Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources
Agriculture and Life Sciences Division within the College of Natural Applied Sciences will offer the ‘Master of Science in Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Program with two tracks to create leaders and professionals for the next generation needed to address challenges which are closely tied to the global food systems, nutrition and human health, energy security, climate change, as well as agricultural enterprises, using sustainable approaches. The goal of the program therefore, will include educating students and developing and disseminating science-based information to promote sustainable agricultural production, healthy living, and natural resource management that is appropriate for the Western Pacific Region. Courses are offered by faculty from the College of Natural and Applied Sciences, School of Health, College of Liberal Arts, and the sponsored programs . Specific objectives of the program include seeking answers to agricultural and natural resources as well as food, nutritional and health related questions, especially those arising in the developing island nations of the Pacific; promoting needed educational and service projects in Western Pacific island communities; ande quipping graduates with the knowledge and skills needed for sound scientific inquiry and professional practice, and a solid understanding and commitment to professional ethics in the pacific regions.
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