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Course ID:AAEC 2580. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Microeconomic Principles
Course
Description:
Microeconomic principles such as consumer demand, cost of production and management are utilized to analyze the relative prosperity of the population in Georgia outside of the major urban centers. The impact of international trade, capital availability in the rural economy, environmental policies, as well as the maintenance of a viable rural industry will be important topics in this course.
Oasis Title:APP MICROECN PRIN
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Farm Organization and Management
Course
Description:
The study of individual farm programs for the purpose of determining methods to be used for increasing farm income.
Oasis Title:FARM ORG MAN
Prerequisite:AAEC 2580 or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC(ENVM) 3020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Analysis of Agribusiness and Natural Resource Issues
Course
Description:
Research applications using Microsoft Office suite for real world economic problem solving in agribusiness and natural resource areas. Development of research proposal, hypothesis formation, data collection and analysis, written paper and visual presentation. Emphasis on written, analytical, and presentation skills development by student teams with Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint.
Oasis Title:ANALY AGB/NAT RES
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in AAEC 2020-2020L
Prerequisite:(AAEC 2580 or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H) and STAT 2000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 3040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Agribusiness Marketing
Course
Description:
Agribusiness marketing for farm products describing and analyzing agribusiness marketing functions to have a comprehensive understanding of the principles of agribusiness marketing.
Oasis Title:AGRIBUS MARKETING
Prerequisite:AAEC 2580 or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 3100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Food and Fiber Marketing
Course
Description:
Basic concepts of marketing food and fiber and related services and for making essential marketing decisions; approaches food and fiber product marketing as being individual and organization activities aimed at facilitating and expediting exchanges within a set of dynamic environmental factors.
Oasis Title:FOOD AND FIBER MKT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in MARK 3000 or MARK 3000H or MARK 3001
Prerequisite:AAEC 2580 or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H or HACE 3100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 3200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Selling in Agribusiness
Course
Description:
Sales and merchandising techniques appropriate for agricultural selling and marketing. The psychology of selling, the selling process, spatial marketing strategies, and communication skills are emphasized, as used in agribusiness.
Oasis Title:SELLING IN AGRIBUS
Prerequisite:AAEC 2580 or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 3300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Agribusiness Accounting
Course
Description:
Accounting for agribusiness firms with emphasis on financial statement preparation and analysis of accounting information for managerial purposes. Special emphasis is given to problems of income measurement and asset valuation for agribusiness firms.
Oasis Title:AGRIBUS ACCOUNTING
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ACCT 1160 or ACCT 2101 or AAEC 2110 or AAEC 3300
Prerequisite:AAEC 2580 or ECON 2106
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 3400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Agricultural Policy
Course
Description:
Domestic and international government policies affecting agriculture, agribusinesses, and rural economies. Policy alternatives aimed at solving economic and environmental problems of the food and agricultural sector are identified and evaluated.
Oasis Title:INTRO AG POLICY
Prerequisite:AAEC 2580 or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 3580-3580L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Intermediate Economic Principles
Course
Description:
Competitive and imperfect markets in the allocation of consumer goods and input factors in the free enterprise economy.
Oasis Title:INTER ECON PRIN
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECON 4010 or ECON 4010H
Prerequisite:(AAEC 2580 or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H) and (MATH 2110 or MATH 2260)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 3600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Macroeconomic Theory and Food Policy
Course
Description:
Macroeconomics is the study of the whole economy. It deals with aggregate issues such as national output, unemployment, interest rates, and economic growth, as well as allocation and distribution of resources and income in terms of the general characteristics of the markets. Focus will be on policy issues significant to the agribusiness sector.
Oasis Title:MACROECON/FOOD POL
Prerequisite:ECON 2105
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 3690. 4 hours.
Course Title:Agribusiness Finance
Course
Description:
Financial concepts and analysis related to agribusiness firms, including analysis based on financial statements, business and financial risk, valuation, and capital budgeting.
Oasis Title:AGRIBUSINESS FIN
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H or FINA 3001
Prerequisite:(AAEC 2580 or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H) and (AAEC 3300 or ACCT 2101 or ACCT 2101H) and STAT 2000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC(ENVM) 3910. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Internships
Course
Description:
Educational experience gained while performing an internship for an agribusiness, governmental, environmental management, or natural resource agency or organization.
Oasis Title:INTERNSHIPS
Nontraditional Format:Student will be required to work 200 hours with an approved company or organization, during the semester registered, to earn 3 hours credit.
Prerequisite:Junior standing and (AAEC 3060 or ENVM 3060 or AAEC 3100 or AAEC 3400) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 3980. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Agribusiness Management
Course
Description:
Managerial concepts, procedures, and techniques in agribusiness management. Techniques of planning, organization, staffing, directing, and controlling functions of management.
Oasis Title:INTRO AGRIBUS MGT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in AAEC 4980/6980
Prerequisite:AAEC 2580 or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 4040-4040L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Quantitative Approaches to Agribusiness Management
Course
Description:
Agribusiness decision making and forecasting using probabilities and simulation.
Oasis Title:QUANT APP AGB MGT
Prerequisite:STAT 2000
Pre or Corequisite:AAEC 3580-3580L
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 4050/6050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Agribusiness Law
Course
Description:
Students will survey legal principles applying to agribusiness firms, legal basics, and how to access legal materials. Students will learn how to discern rights and obligations regarding contracts, business instruments, torts, property, and nuisance. The materials should enable students to recognize and avoid legal problems and effectively use legal counsel.
Oasis Title:AGBUS LAW
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in AAEC(ECOL)(FANR)(EHSC) 4770H or LEGL 4400/6400 or AAEC 4050E/6050E
Prerequisite:Third year standing and (POLS 1101 or HIST 2111 or HIST 2112)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 4050E/6050E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Agribusiness Law
Course
Description:
Students will survey legal principles applying to agribusiness firms and will be introduced to legal basics and how to access legal materials. Through an understanding of common law, case law, statutes and regulations, students will learn how to discern rights and obligations applying to businesses.
Oasis Title:AGBUS LAW
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in AAEC 4050/6050 or ENVM(ECOL)(FANR)(EHSC) 4770H or LEGL 4400/6400
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:Third-year student standing and (POLS 1101 or HIST 2111 or HIST 2112)
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC(FDST) 4051E/6051E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Food Law and Regulation
Course
Description:
An introduction to the legal and political dimensions of food law and policy. Examination of the development of major United States laws that apply to food production, distribution, and retail sale. In addition, the course will evaluate current issues in food regulation and food safety.
Oasis Title:FOOD LAW & REG
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FDST 4100/6100
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:Third-year standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 4210/6210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Production Economics: Theory with Applications
Course
Description:
Fundamental economic principles in determining efficient adjustments in agricultural resource use consistent with economic growth, and changing technology and economic conditions.
Oasis Title:PRODUCTION ECON
Prerequisite:AAEC 3580-3580L
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC(ENVM) 4510/6510. 3 hours.
Course Title:Land Economics and Appraisal
Course
Description:
Students will review economic theory behind land price determination, gain understanding of market forces at work, understand the role land amenities have and how we place values on intangible factors not traded in ordinary markets, review land use laws and public policies, and complete appraisal case studies.
Oasis Title:LAND ECON & APPRAIS
Prerequisite:AAEC 2580 or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H
Pre or Corequisite:AAEC 3690 or FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H or FINA 3001
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 4610-4610L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Applied Econometrics
Course
Description:
Basic applied econometric analysis, including simple regression analysis, hypothesis testing, model selection, and data collection techniques. Applications are an integral part of the course, with students using computers to solve problems common in agricultural and environmental sciences.
Oasis Title:APP ECONOMETRICS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in AAEC 3610-3610L
Prerequisite:STAT 2000
Pre or Corequisite:AAEC 3580-3580L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC(ENVM) 4710/6710. 3 hours.
Course Title:Rural Economic Development and Growth
Course
Description:
Inputs and outputs between agriculture and agricultural businesses; analysis of factors affecting development and economic growth in developing areas.
Oasis Title:RURAL ECON DEV GRO
Prerequisite:Third year standing and (AAEC 2580 or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC(AFST)(ENVM) 4720. 3 hours.
Course Title:Food Security, Economic Development, and the Environment
Course
Description:
Many contemporary economic development problems share a strong economic component. The objectives of this course are to provide economic background and insights into the global food and fiber industry within unique physical and business environments.
Oasis Title:FOOD ECON DEV ENV
Prerequisite:AAEC 2580 or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 4760. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Economics of Agricultural Processing and Marketing
Course
Description:
The economics of the agricultural processing and marketing sectors. Economics of assembly line production; efficient plant size, location, and operation; the economics of commodity storage; the economics of the marketing sector; spatial competition; and price and quantity competition among firms with market power.
Oasis Title:AG PROC & MKT ECON
Pre or Corequisite:AAEC 3580-3580L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 4870/6870. 3 hours.
Course Title:Futures and Option Markets
Course
Description:
Development, functions, and importance of futures and option markets. Futures and option contracts; issues such as speculation, the roles of commission houses, commodity exchanges, and clearinghouses; and the use of future contracts as instruments for financing business activities. Technical and fundamental trading theories.
Oasis Title:FUTURES & OPT MKTS
Prerequisite:AAEC 2580 or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H
Pre or Corequisite:AAEC 3690 or FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H or FINA 3001
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENVM(AAEC) 4930/6930. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental Law and Governmental Regulation
Course
Description:
Regulatory theory, externalities and market failures, definition of key regulations affecting agribusiness, overview of local government law, and delineation of environmental laws relating to agriculture. Current environmental issues are related to statutory, administrative, and regulatory authorities.
Oasis Title:ENV LAW GOV REG
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in AAEC(EHSC) 4250/6250 or ENVM(AAEC) 4930E/6930E
Prerequisite:Third year standing and (POLS 1101 or HIST 2111 or HIST 2112)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENVM(AAEC) 4930E/6930E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental Law and Governmental Regulation
Course
Description:
Principles of law involved in environmental issues, externalities and market failures, environmental litigation, legislation, and administrative rulings. Environmental issues are related to statutory, administrative, and regulatory authorities.
Oasis Title:ENV LAW GOV REG
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ENVM(AAEC) 4930/6930 or AAEC(EHSC) 4250H or ENVM(ECOL)(FANR)(EHSC) 4770H or ENVM(EHSC) 4250/6250
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:Third year student standing and (POLS 1101 or HIST 2111 or HIST 2112)
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 4960. 3 hours.
Course Title:International Agricultural Trade Policy
Course
Description:
Basic international trade theory, its application to agricultural commodity trade, and the effects of international relations and agricultural policy on world trade.
Oasis Title:INT AG TRADE POLICY
Pre or Corequisite:AAEC 3580-3580L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC(ENVM) 4970H. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Oasis Title:DIRECTED READING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Senior standing and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 4980/6980. 3 hours.
Course Title:Agribusiness Management
Course
Description:
Apply and integrate skills into a workable approach to agribusiness management; provide a step-by-step approach to the application of practical management skills in marketing, demand analysis, forecasting, finance, operations, and personnel.
Oasis Title:AGRIBUSINESS MGT
Nontraditional Format:Involves exams, assignments, case studies, simulation, role playing and development of an actual business plan.
Prerequisite:(ACCT 2101 or ACCT 2101H or AAEC 3300) and (AAEC 3690 or FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H or FINA 3001) and (AAEC 3040 or AAEC 3100 or MARK 3000 or MARK 3000H or MARK 3001)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC(ENVM) 4990. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Agricultural and Applied Economics
Course
Description:
Special problems in agricultural, environmental, or other applied economics analysis, decision making, and policy studies.
Oasis Title:APPLIED ECON TOPICS
Prerequisite:Junior standing and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC(ENVM) 4990H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Thesis
Course
Description:
Individual research in the field of his/her major or in a closely related field.
Oasis Title:HONORS THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Students in this course meet with their supervising professor as needed to successfully complete assignments and readings.
Prerequisite:Fourth-year student standing and permission of department and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC(ENVM) 4990E. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Agricultural and Applied Economics
Course
Description:
Special problems in agricultural, environmental, or other economics analysis, decision making, and policy studies.
Oasis Title:APPLIED ECON TOPICS
Nontraditional Format:Lectures/directed study will be synchronous delivery via WIMBA. Course design: collaboration with other students required. Face-to-face instruction: One or more face-to-face meetings are required. Discussion boards will be used weekly. Weekly feedback on assignments by e-mail.
Prerequisite:Junior standing and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 6580-6580L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Microeconomics: Theory with Applications I
Course
Description:
Partial and general equilibrium analyses in the study of efficient resource allocation among households and firms. Perfect and imperfect output and input markets are investigated in terms of economic efficiency.
Oasis Title:MICRO/APP I
Prerequisite:AAEC 3580 -3580L or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 6590. 3 hours.
Course Title:Microeconomics: Theory with Applications II
Course
Description:
Fundamental economic principles in determining efficient adjustments in agricultural resource use consistent with economic growth, and changing technology and economic conditions.
Oasis Title:MICRO/APP II
Prerequisite:AAEC 6580-6580L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 6610L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Quantitative Methods in Agricultural Economics Lab
Course
Description:
Introduces students to computer programming relevant to econometric analysis. The lab will use Base SAS and SAS IML and will cover date importation, management and manipulation, matrix functions, regression analysis, graphical functions, interpretation of output, and exporting results to other programs.
Oasis Title:QUANT METHODS LAB
Corequisite:AAEC 6610
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 6610. 3 hours.
Course Title:Quantitative Techniques in Agricultural Economics
Course
Description:
Basic quantitative techniques in agricultural economic theory, emphasizing basic models used in the study of prices, marketing, and production.
Oasis Title:QUANT TECH AG ECON
Prerequisite:STAT 4210 or STAT 6210 or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 6620. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Econometrics
Course
Description:
Standard and advanced econometric techniques are applied to topics in agriculture and resource economics. Techniques include models for cross-section data, such as limited dependent variable models, selectivity techniques, count data models, and models for panel data. Students will conduct statistical analyses and model evaluation.
Oasis Title:APPL ECONOMETRICS
Prerequisite:(AAEC 6610 or ECON 8080) and AAEC 6580-6580L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 6630. 3 hours.
Course Title:Decision Theory for Resource Allocation
Course
Description:
Application of decision theory to natural and economic resources. Linear, nonlinear, and dynamic programming techniques for problems in economic and natural resource allocation.
Oasis Title:RESOURCE ALLOCATION
Prerequisite:AAEC 6580-6580L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 6960. 3 hours.
Course Title:International Agricultural Trade
Course
Description:
Trade theory and an analysis of agricultural policies among nations.
Oasis Title:INTERNAT AG TRADE
Prerequisite:AAEC 6580-6580L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 7000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 36 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Oasis Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:AAEC 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 36 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Oasis Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:AAEC 7600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental Economics and Policy Analysis
Course
Description:
Environmental policy in both mathematical and intuitive economics, including externalities, policy instruments, and implementation. Concepts are applied to United States environmental policy toward air and water pollution, hazardous substances, and implementation of environmental law.
Oasis Title:ENVIR ECON POL ANAL
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FANR(AAEC) 7860. 3 hours.
Course Title:Natural Resource and Environmental Economics I
Course
Description:
Economic and physical concepts of scarcity, the impact of market and social factors on resource use, and the optimal management of renewable and nonrenewable resources.
Oasis Title:N RES & ENV ECON I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 7860
Prerequisite:AAEC 6580-6580L or ECON 8000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 8000. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Readings in Agricultural Economics
Course
Description:
Literature, the concepts and analytical tools for production economics, marketing, or resource economics.
Oasis Title:SPEC READINGS AG EC
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 8010. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Agricultural and Applied Economics
Course
Description:
Agricultural policy, production, marketing, development, trade, agribusiness management or natural resources. Theoretical and methodological issues, empirical analyses, and firm/industry/academic policy and other research issues.
Oasis Title:SEMINAR AG APP ECON
Nontraditional Format:Graduate seminar course.
Pre or Corequisite:AAEC 6580-6580L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:AAEC 8020. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Agricultural and Applied Economics
Course
Description:
Agricultural policy, production, marketing, development, trade, agribusiness management or natural resources. Theoretical and methodological issues, empirical analyses, firm/industry policy, and other issues.
Oasis Title:AG & APP ECON TOPIC
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 8080. 3 hours.
Course Title:Production Economics: Theory and Application
Course
Description:
Economic theory of production, duality, applications, and modeling.
Oasis Title:PROD ECO THRY & APP
Prerequisite:AAEC 6580-6580L and AAEC 6610
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 8100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Nonmarket Economic Valuation Techniques and Applications
Course
Description:
Economic analysis of contemporary rural natural resources, environmental policies, and agricultural policies and projects. Application of theory and techniques to local, state, and national problems and issues, particularly those affecting rural areas.
Oasis Title:NONMRKT ECON VAL
Prerequisite:AAEC 6580-6580L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC(AAEC) 8120. 2 hours.
Course Title:Roles and Responsibilities of Environmental Policy Makers
Course
Description:
Roles of science, engineering, law, journalism, economics, grass roots activism, and the legislative and regulatory process in the development of environmental policy.
Oasis Title:ENVIRON POLICY
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 8140. 3 hours.
Course Title:Consumer Demand Theory
Course
Description:
Theoretical treatment of consumer demand. Utility theory and its assumptions, consumer behavior theory, and problems of application in agricultural and applied economics.
Oasis Title:CONSUMER DEM THY
Prerequisite:AAEC 6580-6580L and (STAT 4220 or STAT 6220)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 8210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Macroeconomics Issues in Agricultural and Natural Resources
Course
Description:
The modeling and understanding of macroeconomic questions. Course deals with aggregate issues, as well as the allocation and distribution of resources and income. Focus on issues in the agriculture and natural resources sectors.
Oasis Title:MACRO ISSUES AG/RES
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 8300. 2 hours.
Course Title:Agricultural Economics Research
Course
Description:
Methodology, techniques, and guidance for individual research in problems of agricultural economics.
Oasis Title:AG ECON RESEARCH
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 8350. 1 hour.
Course Title:Research and Professional Development
Course
Description:
Designed to prepare graduate students for post-degree employment, particularly as university professors. Topics covered include formulating a research question and project, reviewing manuscripts, writing grants, making presentations, writing and submitting journal articles, building an extension program, and teaching a university course.
Oasis Title:RES & PROF DEV
Pre or Corequisite:(ECON 8020 or AAEC 6590) and (ECON 8080 or AAEC 6610) or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 8400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Agricultural Market Structure and Analysis
Course
Description:
The market in economic development and evaluation of structure, conduct, and performance in the United States agribusiness sector. Problems of market coordination and associated policy issues.
Oasis Title:AG MARKET ANALYSIS
Prerequisite:AAEC 6580-6580L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC(ECOL) 8700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Environmental Economics and Policy Analysis
Course
Description:
Application of the economics toolkit to the analysis of environmental policy and regulations including policy instruments and implementation. Theoretical and empirical models are considered. Concepts are applied mainly to United States environmental policy toward air and water pollution, hazardous substances, and implementation of environmental law.
Oasis Title:ADV ENV ECN/POL ANA
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 8710. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Agricultural Development and Growth
Course
Description:
Major economic problems of the agricultural sector of developing countries and a study of policy instruments which have been used to resolve these problems.
Oasis Title:ADV AG DEV & GRO
Prerequisite:AAEC 6580-6580L or ECON 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 8750. 3 hours.
Course Title:Natural Resource and Environmental Economics II
Course
Description:
Management of natural and environmental resources. Major theoretical concepts will provide a basis for examination of efficient production and consumption allocation decisions related to natural resources. Emphasis will center on economic, institutional, and legal aspects which prevent private markets from efficiently valuing resources.
Oasis Title:NAT RES ENV ECON II
Prerequisite:AAEC 6580-6580L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 8800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Dynamic Optimization in Agricultural and Resource Economics
Course
Description:
Dynamic optimization and optimal control techniques relevant to agricultural and resource economics. Calculus of variations, the maximum principle, dynamic programming, and both open-loop and closed-loop optimal control.
Oasis Title:DYN OPT AG RES ECON
Prerequisite:AAEC 6580-6580L and ECON 8000 and ECON 8110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 8850. 3 hours.
Course Title:Risk and Uncertainty in Agricultural Decision Making
Course
Description:
Applications of microeconomic theory to measure and assess the impact of risk on firm, consumer, and market decisions and welfare. Evaluation of main sources of risk, including price, production, and technological uncertainty. Identification of firm responses to risk in financing, marketing, insurance, and contractual arrangements.
Oasis Title:RISK IN AG DECISION
Prerequisite:ECON 8020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:AAEC 9000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 36 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Oasis Title:DOCTORAL RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:AAEC 9300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 36 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Oasis Title:DOCT DISSERTATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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