Course Offerings

 

Summer 2014 Online MSANR Courses

All courses will be for the full summer term (June 2nd to August 8th, 2014), unless otherwise indicated.

 

 

Agricultural Economics (AGEC)

 

AGEC 751 - Strategic Management Issues in Agriculture (3) 

CRN:  30526              
Text: Concepts in Strategic Management and Business Policy: Toward Global Sustainability, 13th ed. ©2012. Authors:  Wheelen & Hunger; Prentice Hall  ISBN-10: 0132153351 | ISBN-13: 9780132153355 
Application of current strategic management techniques to agribusiness problems. Emphasis on viewing management from a broad organizational perspective through an integrated approach. The ability to assimilate and analyze information from all aspects of the organization (i.e. management, marketing, information systems, production, finance, accounting, etc.) to analyze complex problems, develop plans and propose recommendations on a top management perspective.
Instructor: Dr. Rachna Tewari, UT Martin.

AGEC 780 – Project Management Issues in Agriculture (3)

CRN: 30527
Text: Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage; by J.K. Pinto, 3rd Edition, Pearson Publishers (2013). ISBN: 978-0132664158
Application of current project management techniques to agribusiness planning problems. Both the technical and social or human sides of the issues are emphasized and focus will be on how they can be integrated to achieve desired results.  Skills developed will include abilities to understand different types of projects and their unique characteristics, the impact of new technologies and globalization on business practices, and inclusion of all organizational levels in clearly defined recommendations.

Instructor: Dr. Scott Parrott, UT Martin

 

 

Soil Science (SOIL)

 

SOIL 630 - Wetland Science (3)

CRN:  30409
Text: No required text (will use materials available online)
An introduction to the conservation and management of wetland environments. Emphasis will be placed on the role of wetlands in maintaining water quality and strategies for multiple use management of wetland resources. Students will become familiar with basic and applied concepts in hydrology, soils, and vegetation of both constructed and natural wetlands. Prereq: CHEM 111 or 121, BIOL 120 or 140, or consent of the instructor. It is the assumption of the instructor that a student has a basic understanding of biological chemistry, for example the processes of photosynthesis and respiration.
Instructor: Dr. Paula M. Gale, UT Martin

 

 

Wildlife Biology (WBIO)

 

WBIO 730 Wildlife Policy (3)

CRN: 30528 Text: No text required. An examination of external social influences on wildlife management and administration. This course utilizes guest lectures and case studies to explore how private and political influences impact science-based management of wild animal populations Content includes, but is not limited to, policy research and written reviews and analyses.
Instructor: Dr. Eric Pelren
- UT Martin Note: This course is for the first summer term only and will run from June 2nd to July 3rd, 2014.

 

 

Agriculture (AGRI)

 

AGRI 732 – International Travel Study (3)

CRN: 21895
International travel course to study topics in agriculture or natural resources. Requires travel to another country, oral and written reports.
Instructor: Dr. Joey Mehlhorn

 

 

Research (AGRI)

 

AGRI 701-702 Master's Thesis (3, 1-3)

AGRI 701 CRN: 30529

Instructor: Dr. Joey Mehlhorn, UT Martin


AGRI 702 CRN: 30531
Instructor: Dr. Joey Mehlhorn, UT Martin

 

Thesis proposal and research; thesis writing, presentation, and defense. May repeat enrollment. P/N only.

AGRI 791 Master’s Research Project in Agriculture (1-3)

CRN: 30532
A major research project associated with agriculture. Research projects shall include: a review of literature, data collection methodology, data presentation, and a final written report.  May repeat enrollment.  No more than three semester hours credit will be counted toward requirements for the MSANR degree. P/N only.
Instructor: Dr. Joey Mehlhorn, UT Martin

 

 

Research (NRM)

 

NRM 701-702 Master’s Thesis (3, 1-3)

NRM 701 CRN: 30533
NRM 702 CRN: 30534
Thesis proposal and research; thesis writing, presentation, and defense. May repeat enrollment. P/N only.
Instructor: Dr. Joey Mehlhorn, UT Martin

NRM 791 – Master’s Research Project in Natural Resources Management (1-3)

CRN: 30535
A major research project associated with natural resources management. Research projects shall include: a review of literature, data collection methodology, data presentation, and a final written report.  May repeat enrollment.  No more than three semester hours credit will be counted toward requirements for the MSANR degree. P/N only.

Instructor: Dr. Joey Mehlhorn, UT Martin

 

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