Dec 02, 2021  
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog 
  
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog

Agricultural Economics/Water Resources, M.S.


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The objective of this program is to provide students with specialized study in water,resources and to signify this specialization by the designation of the water resources interdisciplinary major on the transcript.

Coursework and Thesis

Students must complete the 24 credit hour agricultural and applied economics including M.S. core requirements plus 4 thesis hours and 9 credit hours in water resources approved courses.

Achieve a cumulative 3.000 GPA in the AGEC M.S. core requirements.

The candidate’s graduate committee, nominated by the major professor, the student and the department head determine the final program of study and thesis research topic, which must be in the water resources area.

Presentation of research results at a formal public seminar.

Completion of an oral examination covering the student’s thesis research administered by the graduate committee.

Oral Exam Requirement

In addition to coursework and a Plan A Thesis, students must pass a final oral examination. The student’s committee may also require a written examination.

Interdisciplinary Component


nine hours (see Water Resources  degree requirements)

Plan A (Thesis)


Students must complete the 20 credit hour agricultural and applied economics M.S. core requirements plus 4 thesis hours and 10 credit hours in water resources approved courses.

Please refer to Water Resources Degree  program in this Catalog for updated degree requirements.

Achieve a cumulative 3.000 GPA in the AGEC M.S. core requirements.

The student’s graduate committee, nominated by the major professor, the student and the department head determine the final program of study and business analysis topic, which must be in the water resources area.

Presentation of research results at a formal public seminar.

Completion of an oral examination covering the student’s thesis research administered by the student’s graduate committee.

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