Course Offerings

 

Spring 2015 Online MSANR Courses

 

 

Agricultural Economics (AGEC)

 

AGEC 750 – Agricultural Risk Analysis and Decision-Making (3)

CRN:  22144              
Text: No text required.
Application of current risk management techniques to issues specific to the U.S. agribusiness system. Elements include: production risk; crop insurance; diversification; contract production; integration of systems; market risk; futures and options; minimum price contracts; personal risk; estate planning; organizational concerns; interest rate risk; policy risk.
Instructor: Dr. Rachna Tewari, UT Martin

AGEC 735 - Seminar in International Agricultural Trade (3)

CRN: 22145
Text: International Economics, 9th Ed. 2011. Authors: Paul R. Krugman, Maurice Obstfeld, and Marc Melitz Publisher: Prentice Hall.
ISBN-10: 0132146657 or ISBN-13: 9780132146654 Format: Cloth; 736 pp.

Theory and practice in international trade in agricultural and food products with emphasis on real world problems. Trade policy, trade law, customs practices, exchange rates and their impact on trade in U.S. and world agriculture. Developing real world export marketing plans including research, pricing, distribution systems, financing, and pro forma invoicing. Discussions of major global trade issues.

Instructor: Dr. Joey Mehlhorn, UT Martin

 

 

Agricultural Engineering Technology (AGET)

 

AGET 760 – Comprehensive Nutrient Management Planning & System Design (3)

CRN:  22146
Texts: No text required.
Application of agronomic sciences and engineering technology for developing Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans (CNMPs) for livestock production. Elements include: environmental law and regulatory policy; watershed planning considerations; animal waste characteristics; role of soils; role of plants; geologic and ground water concerns; facilities location; waste treatment systems design; land application of wastes; and agricultural waste management system design.
Instructor: Eatedal Alqusaireen, Adjunct Instructor, UT Martin

 

 

Agriculture (AGRI)

 

AGRI 732 – International Travel Study (3)

CRN: 22150
International travel course to study topics in agriculture or natural resources. Requires travel to another country, oral and written reports.
Instructor: Dr. Sandy Mehlhorn

AGRI 741 – Statistical Methods in Agriculture and Natural Resources (3)

CRN: 22147
Texts: Statistical Methods, 3rd Edition. 2010. Authors: R.J. Freund & W.J. Wilson;
ISBN: 9780123749703
Statistical techniques used in design and analysis of experiments in agriculture and natural resources management. T-tests, analysis of variance, mean separation, regression and correlation, experimental design and analysis, interpretation of research results, analysis and interpretation of survey information. Prereq: Math 210 or equivalent or instructor’s approval.
Instructor: Dr. Barbara Darroch, UT Martin

 

 

Natural Resources Management (NRM)

 

NRM 765 – Conservation and Preservation of Historic Structures

CRN: 22148
Text: No text required
Principles and methods related to the use, preservation, and interpretation of historic structures. This will include the application of technology for the identification and cataloging of structures that have historical significance. Relevant laws and regulations will be reviewed. Special attention will be given to construction methods and materials as they apply to preservation. (Same as PARK 765)
Instructor: Dr. Philip Smartt, UT Martin

 

 

Park Administration (PARK)

 

PARK 765 – Conservation and Preservation of Historic Structures (3)

CRN: 22149
Text: No text required
Principles and methods related to the use, preservation, and interpretation of historic structures. This will include the application of technology for the identification and cataloging of structures that have historical significance. Relevant laws and regulations will be reviewed. Special attention will be given to construction methods and materials as they apply to preservation. (Same as NRM 765)
Instructor: Dr. Philip Smartt, UT Martin

 

 

Park Administration (PARK)

 

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

AGRI 701 CRN: 22152
AGRI 702 CRN: 22151
Thesis proposal and research; thesis writing, presentation, and defense. May repeat enrollment. P/N only.
Instructor: TBA

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

CRN: 22153
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. Barbara Darroch, UT Martin

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

CRN: 22154
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. Note that this section is for one credit hour only.
Instructor: Dr. Barbara Darroch, UT Martin

 

 

Research (NRM)

 

NRM 701-702 Master’s Thesis (3, 1-3)

NRM 701 CRN: 22155
NRM 702 CRN: 22156
Thesis proposal and research; thesis writing, presentation, and defense. May repeat enrollment. P/N only.
Instructor: TBA

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

CRN: 22157
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. Barbara Darroch, UT Martin

 

 

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