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Master of Science in Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics

Master of Science in Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics

  • QS World University Rankings
    157
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months
The master's programs in agricultural, food and resource economics may be designed to serve either as final preparation for professional employment or as the foundation for a doctoral program. The student may elect either Plan A (with thesis) or Plan B (non-thesis research paper). The student's plan of study should be approved by the department prior to the beginning of the second semester of enrollment in the program. A total of 30 credits is required for the degree under Plan A, and a total of 33 credits is required for the degree under Plan B. Requirements for Both Plan A and Plan B: A grade-point average of at least 3.0 for all courses counting toward the master's degree , and in each course used to satisfy the mathematics, statistics, and quantitative methods requirements; A minimum of 12 credits in courses in agricultural, food and resource economics, with at least 9 credits at the 800-900 level; A minimum of 3 credits in courses that the department has identified as containing primarily economic theory; A minimum of 9 credits in courses in quantitative analysis, including 3 credits of mathematics for economists (equivalent to AEC 801) and one elective 3 credit quantitative methods course. Alternatively, students may replace AEC 801 by 1 credit of mathematics for economists (equivalent to AEC 800A) and a second 3 credit elective quantitative methods course for a total of 10 credits in quantitative analysis.
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