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.