Feb 08, 2023  
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog 
    
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog

Agricultural Economics, M.S.


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Degree Requirements


The following courses constitute the M.S. in Agricultural Economics core requirements and are required of all Plan A candidates (22 hours).

Plan A (Thesis):


Minimum of 30 credit hours including AGEC M.S. core requirements, thesis hours and electives.

No more than three hours of AGEC coursework numbered below 5000-level count toward the 30 hour requirement.

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 thesis research topic.

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.

Plan B (Non-thesis):


Minimum of 32 hours of coursework;

Non-thesis business analysis paper accepted by the student’s graduate committee.

Minimum of 13 credit hours of agricultural economics coursework numbered at the 5000-level are required, including:

In Addition:


Students are required to complete 3 credit hours from each of the following three areas:
Management:

Remaining Credit Hours

Remaining credit hours will be filled with electives.

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.

Presentation of the business analysis paper at a formal public seminar.

An internship experience is strongly encouraged as part of the agricultural business option (AGEC 5990 ).

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