The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) provides students an academically challenging environment where they put their knowledge into practice on campus, in Michigan and around the globe.
When our students graduate, they enter the workforce with skills that are in high demand and have global impacts.
Our students use the principles of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, business and creative design to tackle some of the world's biggest problems related to food, health and the environment.
Changing your major or minor
It's normal for students to look into different fields during their experience at MSU. If you're thinking about changing your major, minor or concentration in the CANR, please set up an appointment with your CANR academic advisor by email or through msu.campus.eab.com.
Learn more on changing your major or minor.
Academic & Student Affairs
Still have questions? Stop by our office in room 121 of Morrill Hall of Agriculture.
We can help you:
- Find scholarships and financial aid information.
- Discover MSU study abroad trips around the world.
- Connect with undergraduate research opportunities and student clubs.
- Develop a resume, find an internship and look for a job.
CANR offers grants to support various travel costs for students within the college. Fill out the CANR Undergraduate Travel Grant Requests Form for consideration. Travel grant awards normally do not exceed $500 per student.
Various undergraduate minors are offered by the CANR. Students should consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
- Minor in Agribusiness Management
- Minor in Agronomy
- Minor in Applied Development in International Agriculture and Natural Resources
- Minor in Beverage Science and Technology
- Minor in Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement
- Minor in Entomology
- Minor in Environmental Economics
- Minor in Food Industry Management
- Minor in Food Processing and Technology
- Minor in Forestry
- Minor in Forestry Field Applications
- Minor in Horticulture
- Minor in Leadership in Integrated Learning
- Minor in Marine Ecosystem Management
- Minor in Plant, Animal and Microbial Biotechnology
- Minor in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
- Minor in Sustainable Bioproducts Science and Technology
- Minor in Sustainable Natural Resource Recreation Management
- Minor in Technology Systems Management
- Minor in Turfgrass Management
- Minor in Urban and Community Forestry