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.