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Land and Food Systems Presentation

  1. 2. Making the world a sustainable system is in your hands....
  2. 3. What is Agroecology? <ul><li>Unique to Western Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on a sustainable food supply </li></ul><ul><li>Design and manage agroecosystems </li></ul><ul><li>Build a science based background </li></ul>
  3. 4. Concentrations <ul><li>Animal Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Horticulture </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Soils and Environment </li></ul><ul><li>General Agroecology </li></ul>
  4. 5. Animal Studies <ul><li>Physiology </li></ul><ul><li>Biochemistry and genetics </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Production and management </li></ul><ul><li>Livestock, poultry, marine animals, and wildlife </li></ul><ul><li>Stepping stone to Veterinary Medicine </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Animal Studies Careers </li></ul><ul><li>Veterinary Technician </li></ul><ul><li>Wildlife Program Assistant </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Production Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Health Inspector </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Welfare Inspector </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Behaviour Technician </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Care Attendant </li></ul><ul><li>Dairy Scientist </li></ul>
  6. 7. Horticulture <ul><li>Gain knowledge about the science of plants </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated pest management </li></ul><ul><li>Biotechnology </li></ul><ul><li>Plant physiology </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Horticulture Careers </li></ul><ul><li>Horticulturist </li></ul><ul><li>Crop Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Greenhouse Technician </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Sales in Horticulture </li></ul><ul><li>Plant Inventory Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Forestry Inventory Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Botany Curator </li></ul><ul><li>Arborist </li></ul>
  8. 9. Soils and Environment <ul><li>The role of soil and climate in food production </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance of air and water quality </li></ul><ul><li>Soil conservation </li></ul><ul><li>Land evaluation </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Soils and Environment Careers </li></ul><ul><li>Ecologist </li></ul><ul><li>Hydrologist </li></ul><ul><li>Soil Scientist </li></ul><ul><li>Biometeorologist </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Conservation Officer </li></ul><ul><li>International Developer </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Consultant </li></ul>
  10. 11. Resource Economics <ul><li>Economic theory and business management </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze problems in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The food system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Renewable resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community development </li></ul></ul>Does it??
  11. 12. <ul><li>Resource Economics Careers </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Economist </li></ul><ul><li>Agribusiness Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Community Outreach Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Development </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Development Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Business Development Associate </li></ul><ul><li>Operations Technician </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Development Officer </li></ul>
  12. 13. General Agroecology <ul><li>Comprehensive approach </li></ul><ul><li>Customized program to meet the student’s goals </li></ul><ul><li>Study topics from more than one concentration </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Agroecology Careers </li></ul><ul><li>Organic Food Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Technologist </li></ul><ul><li>Research Agronomist </li></ul><ul><li>Parks Program Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Crop Insurance Inspector </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Planner </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture Officer </li></ul>
  14. 15. Exploring Food and Promoting a Healthy Diet
  15. 16. What do you learn about? <ul><li>Sustainable food supply </li></ul><ul><li>Human health </li></ul><ul><li>Food security </li></ul><ul><li>Science and technology in nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Local and global food market </li></ul>
  16. 17. Majors <ul><li>Dietetics </li></ul><ul><li>Nutritional Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Food & Nutritional Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Food Science </li></ul><ul><li>Food Market analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Food, Nutrition and Health </li></ul><ul><li>Human Kinetics Minor </li></ul>
  17. 18. Dietetics <ul><li>Registered Dietitian career prep program </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive admission </li></ul><ul><li>5 year program </li></ul><ul><li>Guaranteed internship </li></ul>
  18. 19. Dietetics Curriculum <ul><li>2 years of general sciences prior to admission </li></ul><ul><li>Upper level courses focus on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Human nutrition and nutrient metabolism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disease prevention and management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food services management </li></ul></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Dietetics Careers </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Dietitian </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes Educator </li></ul><ul><li>Eating Disorder Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Private Nutrition Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Food Service Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Community Nutritionist </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition Educator </li></ul><ul><li>Sports Nutritionist </li></ul><ul><li>Researcher </li></ul>
  20. 21. Nutritional Science <ul><li>Human and animal nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Food utilization </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition in health and disease </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrient requirements and recommendations </li></ul>
  21. 22. <ul><li>Nutritional Science </li></ul><ul><li>Careers </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition Research </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition Educator </li></ul><ul><li>Food Service Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Menu Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Menu Developer </li></ul>
  22. 23. Food Science <ul><li>Food chemistry and microbiology </li></ul><ul><li>Physical and nutritional properties of food </li></ul><ul><li>Science of food processing </li></ul><ul><li>Quality assurance of food products </li></ul><ul><li>Food safety </li></ul>
  23. 24. <ul><li>Food Science Careers </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Control Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Food Product Development </li></ul><ul><li>Food Processing Inspector </li></ul><ul><li>Food Laboratory Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Research and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Food Safety Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>HACCP Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry Technician </li></ul><ul><li>Food Technologist </li></ul>
  24. 25. Food and Nutritional Sciences <ul><li>Double major: nutrition and food science </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical, biological, and physical sciences </li></ul>
  25. 26. <ul><li>Food & Nutritional </li></ul><ul><li>Science Careers </li></ul><ul><li>Food Critic </li></ul><ul><li>Food Technologist </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Assurance Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Product Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Food Safety Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Food and Flavour Chemist </li></ul><ul><li>Microbiology Technician </li></ul>
  26. 27. Food Market Analysis <ul><li>Economics and business management </li></ul><ul><li>Management and marketing of food </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer analysis to guide product development </li></ul><ul><li>Gain understanding of global food market </li></ul>
  27. 28. <ul><ul><li>Food Market Analysis Careers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Market Manager </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing Coordinator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality Marketer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food Economist </li></ul></ul>
  28. 29. Food, Nutrition and Health <ul><li>Flexibility to customize your degree </li></ul><ul><li>Do not need to specialize in one major </li></ul><ul><li>Take a variety of courses to meet your educational goals </li></ul>
  29. 30. Human Kinetics Minor <ul><li>Study and practice of human movement </li></ul><ul><li>Focus non-FNH electives in HKIN courses </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate with a FNH major and HKIN minor </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive 3 rd year admission </li></ul>
  30. 31. HKIN & FNH Careers Specialist in Sports Nutrition Nutrition and Exercise Educator Weight Loss Consultant Nutrition Consultant
  31. 32. Learning about Global Sustainability
  32. 33. What is GRS? <ul><li>Agriculture and natural resource systems from a global perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Customize degree to your interests </li></ul><ul><li>Double major: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource specialization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional specialization </li></ul></ul>
  33. 34. Resource Specializations <ul><li>Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Food Security </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Systems </li></ul><ul><li>International Development </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Welfare </li></ul>
  34. 35. Regional Specializations <ul><li>Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Asia Pacific </li></ul><ul><li>Americas </li></ul><ul><li>Europe </li></ul>
  35. 36. <ul><li>GRS Careers </li></ul><ul><li>International Trade Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Economist </li></ul><ul><li>Land Use Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Aquaculture Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Based Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Agriculture Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>First Nations Resource Consultant </li></ul>
  36. 37. Networking Creates Career Opportunities
  37. 38. Opportunities <ul><li>Agsci 496 Internship </li></ul><ul><li>Tri-Mentoring Program </li></ul><ul><li>Co-op </li></ul><ul><li>Career Ambassador Program </li></ul><ul><li>Career Fair </li></ul>
  38. 39. Personal Benefits <ul><li>Learn through practical experience </li></ul><ul><li>Develop your resume </li></ul><ul><li>Networking opportunities </li></ul>
  39. 40. AGSC 496 Internship <ul><li>Experiential learning </li></ul><ul><li>80 hours of volunteer work in chosen discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Work under the mentorship of a professional </li></ul><ul><li>Improve employability </li></ul>
  40. 41. Tri-Mentoring Program <ul><li>Connects junior & senior students to professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Career development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research job market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clarify career goals </li></ul></ul>Junior Student Professional Senior Student
  41. 42. Co-op <ul><li>Academic studies combined with work </li></ul><ul><li>Apply academic knowledge to the real world </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent networking opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>5 year degree </li></ul><ul><li>4 work terms; 3 rd year admission </li></ul>
  42. 43. Ambassador Programs <ul><li>Career Ambassador Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop resume and cover letter writing skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coach other students in their career development </li></ul></ul>
  43. 44. Career Fair <ul><li>Annual Event </li></ul><ul><li>Employers can recruit up-coming graduates </li></ul><ul><li>Students explore career options </li></ul><ul><li>Great networking opportunity </li></ul>

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