Friday, September 25, 2009

Master of Science in Agriculture (Ref.#052)

Master of Science in Agriculture (Ref.#052)

Emphasis in Food and Agribusiness Management. The program has an interdisciplinary emphasis, combining formal course work in experimental design, genetics, and applied economics with cooperative education experiences and research bridging the various disciplines of agriculture and life sciences. This degree provided a firm foundation for economic and policy analysis related to food, agriculture, and life sciences.


Degree Core Requirements: (12 Credits)

Quantitative methods in Agriculture 

AGRI 491G DATA ANALYSIS/INTERPRET 3
AGRI 590 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN 3
AGRI 528 POPULATION GENETICS 3
AGRI 598 SEMINAR 3

Emphasis in Food and Agribusiness Management (15 credits)

AGRO 414G CROP IMPROVEMENT 3
AGRI 475G SPECIALTY CROP PRODUCTION 3
AGRO 521 PASTURE MANAGEMENT 3
AGEC 463G AGRICULTURAL FINANCE 3
AGEC 468G WORLD FOOD DEVELOPMENT 3

Problem-solving project 

AGRI 597 IND SPEC PROB/AGRIC: GAME THEORY/TRAIT RESISTANCE MGT 3
AGRI 597 IND SPEC PROB/AGRIC: ECONOMETRICS/BIOTECHNOLOGY 3

Cooperative Educational Experience 

AGRI 597 IND SPEC PROB/AGRIC:COOP EDUC/AGRO SALES & PROD DEV 3

Supplemental M.B.A. Courses: (9 credits)

ECON 502 APPLIED MICROECON THEORY 3
BA   505 ACCOUNTING 3
BA   519 ADVANCED MANAGERIAL FINANCE 3