Agricultural Economics, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Core Requirements 1
AGEC 5101Research Methodology1
AGEC 5103Mathematical Economics3
AGEC 5403Production Economics3
Choose six hours from the following: 26
Applications of Mathematical Programming
Econometric Methods
Applied Regression Analysis
Econometric Methods
Choose six additional hours in Agricultural Economics at the 5000- or 6000-level (excluding AGEC 5000) with a minimum of 3 hours in marketing or prices.6
Hours Subtotal19
Electives 1
Select 11 hours of electives11
Suggested elective courses
Advanced Agricultural Prices
Primary Data Analysis in Economic Research
Agricultural Marketing: Concepts and Tools
Agricultural Marketing and Economic Development
Agricultural Marketing: Advanced Concepts
Economics of Natural and Environmental Resource Policy
Advanced Agricultural Finance
Plan & Pol Devlpmnt
Food Import Demand and Trade Policy
Financial Accounting Research
Legal Environment of Business
Macroeconomic Analysis
Global Economics
ECON 5713
ECON 5543
Investment Theory and Strategy
Derivative Securities and the Management of Financial Price Risk
IEM 5023
Hours Subtotal11
Total Hours30

Formal Report Option

Total Hours: 32 Hours

Core Requirements 1
AGEC 5101Research Methodology1
AGEC 5103Mathematical Economics3
AGEC 5403Production Economics3
Choose six hours from the following: 26
Applications of Mathematical Programming
Econometric Methods
Applied Regression Analysis
Econometric Methods
Choose six additional hours in Agricultural Economics at the 5000- or 6000-level (excluding AGEC 5000) with a minimum of 3 hours in marketing or prices.6
Hours Subtotal19
Electives 1
Select 11 hours of electives11
Suggested elective courses
Advanced Agricultural Prices
Primary Data Analysis in Economic Research
Agricultural Marketing: Concepts and Tools
Agricultural Marketing and Economic Development
Agricultural Marketing: Advanced Concepts
Economics of Natural and Environmental Resource Policy
Advanced Agricultural Finance
Plan & Pol Devlpmnt
Food Import Demand and Trade Policy
Financial Accounting Research
Legal Environment of Business
Macroeconomic Analysis
Global Economics
ECON 5713
ECON 5543
Investment Theory and Strategy
Derivative Securities and the Management of Financial Price Risk
IEM 5023
Hours Subtotal11
Formal Report
Two hours2
Hours Subtotal2
Total Hours32

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level