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  Jan 19, 2018
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Agricultural Marketing Minor


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Program Coordinator/Contact

Eluned Jones, Department Head
Department of Economics
DePuy Military Hall
605-688-4141
E-mail: eluned.jones@sdstate.edu
www.sdstate.edu/economics
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Program Information

The Agricultural Marketing minor exposes students to the details of agricultural commodity market and provides training in both the theory and practice of pricing tools such as futures and options.  This minor will benefit students pursuing careers in production agriculture, agribusiness, rural banking, and other fields. Additionally, students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in economics , marketing, business, or related fields are well prepared for advanced studies.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students earning a minor in Agricultural Marketing will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of concepts of economics and management that underlie the global markets;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of analytical methods from economics and management used in decision-making;
  • Interpret and articulate analysis and decisions orally and in writing to diverse audiences; and
  • Demonstrate the capacity to evaluate ethical matters within the context of the discipline.

Academic Requirements

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for the courses in the minor.

Course Delivery Format

The program offers courses on campus, with limited online coursework, usually during the summer.

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