Give character to the constructed landscape, bringing the same skills to the shaping of landforms, plants, structures, and materials, and service to the client, as an architect brings to a building.
Apply theoretical and analytic tools of applied economics within the context of food systems. Explores the broadest context of food systems ranging from small-scale localized markets to traditional market-mediated commodity-based products to highly specialized, vertically coordinated supply chains.
Focus studies on agricultural production management, financial management, marketing management, international development and trade.
Master fundamental microeconomic theory and econometrics in order to perform applied economic research in the public and private sectors as analysts, consultants, researchers, and other occupations.
The Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics is a STEM-OPT certified program that prepares students in microeconomic theory, quantitative methods, and coursework in agricultural and environmental and natural resource economics.
Learn and educate around the science, business, and technology of agriculture, food and environmental/natural resource systems. Develop skills as an agricultural educator in a three-part model: classroom, experiential learning, and leadership development.