Graduate Degree - Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics - Doctor of Philosophy

Program:
Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics - Doctor of Philosophy
Program Code:
5321 Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics - Ag, Food & Resource Economics
Program Level:
Graduate
Award Type:
Doctor of Philosophy
Start Term:
FS09
College:
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Department:
Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
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College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics

Graduate Study
Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics - Doctor of Philosophy

In addition to meeting the requirements of the university and of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, students must meet the requirements specified below.

Requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics

The student must:

1. Complete all of the following courses (20 credits):
AFRE 900A Applied Microeconomics I 3
AFRE 900B Applied Microeconomics II 3
EC 811A Mathematical Applications in Economics 2
EC 812A Microeconomics I 3
EC 812B Microeconomics II 3
EC 820A Econometrics IA 3
EC 820B Econometrics IB 3
2. Complete 9 credits in one of four major fields in Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics: development economics, environmental and resource economics, food and agribusiness management, or food and agricultural markets.
3. Complete 6 credits in a second major field in Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics.
4. Complete 6 credits of electives in courses not used to fulfill requirements 1., 2., and 3.
5. Pass written comprehensive examinations in microeconomic theory and econometrics (requirement 1.) no later than the end of the second year and in the student’s chosen major field (requirement 2.) by the end of the third year.
6. Complete a minimum of 24 credits of doctoral dissertation research in AFRE 999.
7. Present and obtain formal approval for the proposed dissertation research by the end of the fourth academic year.
8. Present the results of the research at the outset of the final oral examination, and prepare a research paper suitable for submission to a professional journal.
9. A grade point average of 3.0 in the student’s approved course program is required before the student can be certified for graduation. Collateral courses are not included in this calculation.