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Course Rotation

First Year

Fall #1
Course Title Credit Hours
AGRI 7092 SEMINAR 3
AGRI 6319 AGRICULTURAL ISSUES 3
Spring #1
Course Title Credit Hours
AGRI 7303 AGRICULTURAL LEADERSHIP 3
PSES 5321 GRAIN, FIBER, OILSEED CROPS 3
Summer #1
Course Title Credit Hours
AGBE 6313 AGRIBUSINESS MANAGERIAL FINANCE 3
AGRI 6097/6098/7092 RESEARCH/INTERNSHIP/PRACTICUM 3

 

Second Year

Fall #2
Course Title Credit Hours
AGRI 6312 AG RESEARCH METHODS 3
PSES 5320 GLOBAL AGRICULTURE & THE ENVIRONMENT 3
Spring #2
Course Title Credit Hours
AGRI 6111 SEMINAR 1
ANSC 7301 INTEGRATED ANIMAL & RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3
AGBE 7365 MANAGEMENT OF AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS FIRMS 3
Summer #2
Course Title Credit Hours
AGRI 7375 SYSTEMS AGRICULTURE 3
ANSC 7346 ADVANCED LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 3

 

Course Information

AGBE 6313 - Agribusiness Managerial Finance 

Introduction to the world of finance as it applies to capital expenditures, risk, capital markets, investment analysis. We explore the challenges and intricacies of agricultural finance and associated financial statements.  

AGBE 7365 - Management of Agricultural Business Firms 

The ability for a firm to think strategically determines the future sustainability and viability of the organization. In this course we will define strategic planning, and demonstrate how marketing, management, finance, sales, and human resources all fit together to form an organizational culture.

AGRI 7092 - Seminar 
Seminar in agriculture is designed to introduce students to the graduate education experience, developing skills and strategies useful in graduate school. Cultivating professional relationships and networks is key to professional success regardless of industry. As such, developing relationships with your Master of Agriculture peers is a primary objective of this course. Further, students will gain an understanding of graduate expectations and resources. 
AGRI 6312 - Ag Research Methods 

This course provides an introduction to various methods used in the analysis of both quantitative and qualitative agricultural research.  Emphasis will be placed on study design, data analysis, and interpretation of published results.

AGRI 6319 - Agricultural Issues 

This course focuses on trending as well as seminal issues related to the context of agriculture.  Topics will vary but relate to scientific, technical and/or social issues challenging agricultural literacy and its purpose in the broader discussion of food and fiber systems. This course utilizes case studies to develop awareness, determine trends and ​predict future trends in agricultural issues and provide pragmatic solutions to perceived future challenges

AGRI 7303 - Agricultural Leadership 

There is no one size fits all model when it comes to leadership.  This course will evaluate modern as well as historical leadership principles and their application relative to personal as well as professional settings.  Students will explore the role core values, personal attributes, and relationships play upon this ever popular topic.

AGRI 7375 - Systems Agriculture 

An introduction to a broad based systemic approach geared towards solving complex problems.  The course will be geared towards current issues faced by agriculture, and is designed as a capstone course for the program, utilizing information and techniques the student has been exposed to throughout the M.Ag. degree. This will include the application of the scientific method modified to capture the holistic nature of real-world problems.

ANSC 7301 - Integrated Animal & Resource Management

 

ANSC 7346 - Advanced Livestock Management System

 

PSES 5320 - Global Agriculture and the Environment 

Exploration of agricultural systems, environmental sustainability, and ecosystem health at local and global scales that will equip students with knowledge necessary to emerge as leaders within the global agricultural industry. This virtual environment will foster critical thinking and active listening competencies, improve teamwork among diverse students, apply problem solving skills, and effective communication through a variety of engaging activities

PSES 5321 - Grain, Fiber and Oilseed Crops 

Introduction to agronomic management practices that impact most major grain, fiber and oilseed crop production systems. Students will learn to apply foundational agronomic principles to improve their competence and confidence in making crop management decisions, advising producers, or performing scientific research.

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