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Master Course Outline
Agricultural Policy

Course Number: AGRI 222
Credits: 5
Hours per Quarter: 50

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Goals, methods, and results of government programs and policies in agriculture. Topics include the areas of international trade, domestic farm policy, food safety and quality, resource issues and the effect on agri-business. Recommended: One quarter economics and READ 088 or higher. Student may not earn credit for both AGRI 222 and POLS 222.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Knowledge of the world food situation.
B. Knowledge of economic concepts as they relate to agricultural trade and policies.
C. Knowledge of the process of government in the U.S. and how laws are created.
D. Knowledge of need for an agricultural policy.
E. Knowledge of international trade policy and its goals.
F. Ability to define the U.S. farm problem and the structure of U.S. agriculture.
G. Knowledge of the development of domestic farm policy and the tools used.
H. Knowledge of the role of ag policy in resource issues.
I. Knowledge of the role of ag policy in consumer food issues.
J. Ability to discuss policy choices used in the past and compare to current and future policy choices.
K. Ability to review, analyze, and discuss published articles regarding policy issues relevant to the agricultural industry.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
AGRI 222
Spring 2013
0093
Debora Frazier
AGRI 222
Spring 2012
0007
Debora Frazier
AGRI 222
Spring 2011
0019
Debora Frazier
AGRI 222
Spring 2010
0019
Debora Frazier
AGRI 222
Spring 2009
0019
Debora Frazier
AGRI 222
Spring 2008
0019
Debora Frazier
AGRI 222
Spring 2007
0019
Debora Frazier
AGRI 222
Spring 2006
0019
Debora Frazier
AGRI 222
Spring 2005
0019
Debora Frazier
AGRI 222
Spring 2004
0019
Debora Frazier
AGRI 222
Spring 2003
0019
Debora Frazier



Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
X
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)