International Agricultural Development

Program Learning Outcomes

International Agricultural Development

  • Articulate the basic principles of plant biology, soil science, human nutrition, microeconomics, sociology, agricultural production, and community development.
  • Articulate the fundamental principles of at least one area of specialization from the following: Environmental Issues; Rural Communities, Trade and Economic Development; Plant or Animal Production.
  • Understand and utilize a variety of project design, and implementation and assessment tools including: SWOT Analysis, Problem trees, etc.; Logical Framework Models; Other modern tools in this realm
  • Be familiar with the theories and principles, and current trends in international agricultural development.
  • Critically analyze successful and unsuccessful development projects, and make decisions by drawing logical conclusions based on sound academic principles and established facts.
  • Communicate academic information in writing and in oral presentations to a variety of audiences.  
  • Propose and defend a novel project of relevance to international agricultural development.

updated: 2017

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