Course Offerings

 

Fall 2014 Online MSANR Courses

 

 

Agricultural Economics (AGEC)

 

AGEC 705 – Advanced Agricultural Marketing (3) 

CRN:  42222              
Text: TBA
Analytical and empirical treatment of consumer behavior related to food and fiber commodities. Specific topics include creating customer value, market penetration strategies, product positioning, vertical and horizontal integration and market growth.
Instructor: TBA

AGEC 710 – Commodity Futures and Options Markets (3)

CRN: 42223
Text: Options, Futures and Other Derivatives. 8th edition. Author: John C. Hull. Pearson/Prentice Hall: ISBN 13: 978-0-13-216494-8 (must include the DerivaGem CD).
Economic theory and methods for analyzing agricultural production decisions and the underlying relationship to futures and options markets. Specific topics include the institutional structure, price formation, producer and agribusiness strategies, and financial instruments associated with U.S. and international markets.

Instructor: Dr. Scott Parrott, UT Martin

 

 

Agriculture (AGRI)

 

AGRI 790 –Scientific Writing and Presentations (3)

CRN:  42224
Text: Texts: How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper. 7th Edition. 2011. Authors: Robert A. Day and Barbara Gastel. ISBN: 978-0313391972
The Craft of Scientific Presentations. Critical Steps to Succeed and Critical Errors to Avoid. Author: Michael Alley. ISBN: 0-387-95555-0.
A course designed to give graduate students the skills necessary to write a thesis, and to prepare other professional materials for presentation or publication. Topics covered in this course include: searching the scientific literature; scientific writing style; writing graduate level papers, proposals, projects, and thesis components; preparing scientific presentations; presentation of data; using visual aids; and using word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. (Same as NRM 790)
Instructor: Dr. Barb Darroch, UT Martin.

 

 

Natural Resources Management (NRM)

 

NRM 730 – Advanced Natural Resources Economics (3)

CRN: 42226
Text: Environmental and Natural Resources Economics, by Frank Ward. 2005. Published by Prentice Hall. ISBN: 0-13-113163-X (this is a paperback edition).
Economic principles associated with natural resource use and preservation. Emphasis on economic analysis and policy decision making tools for natural resources and non-market goods. Valuation techniques such as benefit cost analysis, willingness to pay, willingness to accept, hedonic pricing, travel cost models, intertemporal substitution and issues related to economic and social efficiency will be discussed.
Instructor: Dr. Jessica Hill, UT Martin.

NRM 790 –Scientific Writing and Presentations (3)

CRN: 42225
Texts: How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper. 7th Edition. 2011. Authors: Robert A. Day and Barbara Gastel. ISBN: 978-0313391972
The Craft of Scientific Presentations. Critical Steps to Succeed and Critical Errors to Avoid. Author: Michael Alley. ISBN: 0-387-95555-0.
A course designed to give graduate students the skills necessary to write a thesis, and to prepare other professional materials for presentation or publication. Topics covered in this course include: searching the scientific literature; scientific writing style; writing graduate level papers, proposals, projects, and thesis components; preparing scientific presentations; presentation of data; using visual aids; and using word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. (Same as AGRI 790)
Instructor: Dr. Barb Darroch, UT Martin.

 

 

Research (AGRI)

 

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

AGRI 701 CRN: 42227
AGRI 702 CRN: 42228
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 (1-3)

CRN: 42229
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. Barb Darroch, UT Martin

 

 

Research (NRM)

 

NRM 701-702 Master’s Thesis (3, 1-3)

NRM 701 CRN: 42230
NRM 702 CRN: 42231
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 (1-3)

CRN: 42232
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. Barb Darroch, UT Martin

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