The Interdisciplinary Studies Program in Organic Agriculture provides a unique opportunity to study the science of organic production. The program builds on a base of fundamental agricultural sciences with additional courses on organic agricultural methods, management and marketing. This program is for agriculture and horticulture students considering a career in organic food production or for any student concerned about the environmental and sociological impacts of conventional agricultural practices as well as interest in alternative approaches. Participating students are enrolled at CSU and receive their degree from their home department, with completion of the Interdisciplinary Studies Program recorded on their official transcripts. It is among the first university organic agriculture programs in the nation.