2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Bachelor of Science Applied Economic Management

International Trade and Development Major

Program Curriculum

Degree Core Requirements
AAEC 2434Foundations of Agribusiness3
AAEC 3004Agricultural Production and Consumption Economics3
AAEC 3024Monetary and Global Issues in Applied Economics3
AAEC 3015Internship in Agricultural and Applied Economics1
AAEC 3014Analytical Methods in Applied Economics 13
ACIS 2115Principles of Accounting3
ENGL 3774Business Writing 23
Subtotal19
Major Requirements
AAEC 3204International Agricultural Development and Trade3
AAEC 3324Environment and Sustainable Development Economics3
AAEC 4324Rural and Regional Development Policy3
AAEC 3424Value-Based Management in Agribusiness 33
IS 2054Introduction to World Politics3
IS 2064The Global Economy and World Politics3
Subtotal18
Analytical Methods
Select one of the following:3
Elementary Econometrics
Agricultural Price and Market Analysis
Principles of Geographic Information Systems 4
Analysis of Economic Data 5
Introduction to Econometric Methods
Applied Economic Forecasting
Subtotal3
Restricted Electives
Select nine hours of the following (6 hours must be at the 3000 level or higher):9
AAEC
International Economics
Subtotal9
Area of Specialization
AAEC advisor must approve area of specialization courses and the student must file an area of specialization form with the AAEC undergraduate office. Students should consider minors or double majors. At least 9 hours must be at the 3000 level or higher (unless noted otherwise for a minor in another academic department). Students majoring in Agribusiness are not eligible to minor in any of the AAEC minors. 618
Subtotal18
Free Electives
Select number of credits needed to complete 120 hours8
Subtotal8
Pathways to General Education
The total number of credit hours will vary depending upon whether Pathways courses are used to meet specific requirements above. Some Pathways courses may also fulfill departmental requirements, but the credit hours may not be counted twice.
Pathways Concept 1 - Discourse
ENGL 1105First-Year Writing (1F)3
ENGL 1106First-Year Writing (1F)3
COMM 2004Public Speaking (1A)3
Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities
Select two courses in Pathway 26
Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences
AAEC 1005Economics of the Food and Fiber System3
AAEC 1006Economics of the Food and Fiber System 73
Pathways Concept 4 - Reasoning in the Natural Sciences
Select two lecture courses in Pathway 46
Pathways Concept 5 - Quantitative and Computational Thinking
MATH 1025Elementary Calculus (5F)3
Select one of the following:3
Elementary Calculus (5F) 8
Introduction to Computational Thinking (5F)
Introduction to Programming in Python (5F)
Digital Planet (5F)
Data in Our Lives (5F)
STAT 3615Biological Statistics (5A) 93
Pathways Concept 6 - Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts
Select three credits in Pathway 6d 3
Select three credits in Pathway 6a3
Pathways Concept 7 - Critical Analysis of Identity and Equity in the United States
Select three credits in Pathway 73
Subtotal45
Total Credits120
1

Or BIT 2406 Introduction to Business Statistics, Analytics, and Modeling, or STAT 3006 Statistical Methods, or STAT 3616 Biological Statistics.

2

Or take ENGL 3764 Technical Writing, or ENGL 3754 Advanced Composition, or ALCE 3624 Communicating Ag and Life Sciences in Writing.

3

Or FIN 3104 Introduction to Finance or ACIS 2116 Principles of Accounting.

4

May also take GEOG 2084 Principles of Geographic Information Systems or BSE 4344 Geographic Information Systems for Engineers.

5

Prerequisites for this class: STAT 3005 Statistical Methods. If BIT 2405 Introduction to Business Statistics, Analytics, and Modeling is taken, students must also take BIT 2406 Introduction to Business Statistics, Analytics, and Modeling or AAEC 3014 Analytical Methods in Applied Economics.

6

AAEC minors: Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship (ABMN), Environmental Economics (ENMN), Development and International Trade (ITMN), and Agricultural and Applied Economics (AEMN).

7

Or take ECON 2005 Principles of Economics-ECON 2006 Principles of Economics.

8

Or take MATH 1225 Calculus of a Single Variable-MATH 1226 Calculus of a Single Variable. Students considering graduate school in applied economics are encouraged to take MATH 1225 Calculus of a Single Variable-MATH 1226 Calculus of a Single Variable.

9

Or STAT 3005 Statistical Methods or BIT 2405 Introduction to Business Statistics, Analytics, and Modeling.

Program Total Hours

120 credit hours required for graduation with this degree.

Foreign Language Requirement

Students who do not successfully complete at least two units of a single foreign language, classical language or American Sign Language during high school must successfully complete six semester hours of a single college level foreign or classical language at the college level. Such semester hours are in addition to those normally required for graduation. Please see the Undergraduate Catalog for details.

GPA

In major calculation is from all AAEC and ECON classes taken. An overall GPA of at least 2.0 is required to meet the University’s minimum standard for good academic standing. Overall and in-major GPA’s of at least 2.00 are required for graduation.

Satisfactory Progress

By the end of the academic year in which the student has attempted 72 hours (including transfer, advanced placement, advanced standing and credit by examination), “satisfactory progress” will consist of

  1. an overall GPA of at least 2.0;
  2. at least 30 credits that apply to the Pathways to General Education, and
  3. 9 semester credits of departmental requirements.