International Agriculture & Rural Development (IARD)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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IARD 2050

This discussion-based course introduces opportunities for international study available to juniors and seniors. Grounded in experiential learning through community engagement, public service, and leadership ... view course details

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    Combined with: NTRES 2050

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 17769IARD 2050  LEC 001

  • Class is open to freshmen and sophomores majoring or minoring in IARD and NTRES. All others by permission of instructor.

IARD 4910

Reading and discussion course focusing on the relationship between agricultural sustainability and religious faith, especially the linkage between the motivation to adopt practices of sustainability and ... view course details

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    Seven Week - First.  Combined with: PLSCS 4910

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 15258IARD 4910  DIS 201

  • Recommended prerequisite: Sustainable Agriculture (CSS 1900) or equivalent.

IARD 4940

The department teaches "trial" courses, and special topics not covered in other courses, at the undergraduate level, under this number. Offerings vary by semester and will be advertised by the department. ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Senior Seminar

  • 17831IARD 4940  LEC 001

  • Class is open to IARD Seniors. Others by permission of insturctor.

IARD 4960

International internship, supervised by a faculty member who is directly involved in determining both the course content and in evaluating a student's work. The student researches and initiates an appropriate ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

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  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • 18517IARD 4960  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Van Es, H

IARD 4970

Allows students the opportunity to investigate special interests that are not treated in regularly scheduled courses. The student develops a plan of study to pursue under the direction of a faculty ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3958IARD 4970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Staff

IARD 4980

This course enables undergraduate students to get valuable teaching experience in any one of the IARD courses for credit. view course details

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18651IARD 4980  TA 653

    • TBA
    • Lassoie, J

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

IARD 5655

This course combines the analysis and application of important planning and management concepts with a participatory orientation, with the analysis and evaluation of case-study experiences from Asia, Africa ... view course details

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    Combined with: PADM 5655

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

IARD 5970

Allows M.P.S. students the opportunity to investigate special interests that are not treated in regularly scheduled courses. The student develops a plan of study to pursue under the direction of a faculty ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3177IARD 5970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Hobbs, P

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3178IARD 5970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Kyle, S

      Uphoff, N

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IARD 5980

A problem-solving project entailing either fieldwork and/or library work for MPS students. The aim of the project is to give students supervised experience in dealing intellectually and analytically with ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1836IARD 5980  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Kyle, S

      Lassoie, J

  • Enrollment limited to: candidates in the field of International Development. A maximum of 6 credits may be applied toward MPS degree requirements.

IARD 5990

A problem-solving project entailing either fieldwork and/or library work for MPS students. The aim of the project is to give students supervised experience in dealing intellectually and analytically with ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1837IARD 5990  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Kyle, S

  • Enrollment limited to: candidates in the field of international agriculture and rural development. A maximum of 6 credits may be applied toward MPS degree requirements.

IARD 6020

The course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to observe agricultural development in India or Myanmar and to promote interdisciplinary exchange among faculty, staff, students and their ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one field studies. Combined with: FDSC 6020

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1838IARD 6020  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: IARD 4020 and/or permission of instructor.

  •  5135IARD 6020  FLD 801

  • Taught in India. Travel dates: December 31, 2016 and January 18, 2017.

IARD 6940

The department teaches "trial" courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised by the department before the semester starts. Courses offered under the number will be approved by ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3156IARD 6940  LEC 001

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    • Staff

  • The department teaches 'trial' courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised by the department before the semester starts. Courses offered under the number will be approved by the department curriculum committee, and the same course is not offered more than twice under this number.

IARD 6960

A variety of speakers present seminars on international development topics relating to sustainable development throughout the world. Students attend each seminar and submit a five-page essay at the end ... view course details

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    Combined with: AEM 6960NTRES 6960PLSCS 6960

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

IARD 6970

A seminar for M.P.S. students to discuss important issues in international development and to prepare themselves to write their project papers. Specific content varies. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1840IARD 6970  SEM 101

  • Enrollment limited to and required for: MPS ID students or permission of instructor.

IARD 6980

This course enables MPS students to get valuable teaching experience in any one of the IARD courses for credit. view course details

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3807IARD 6980  TA 651

    • TBA
    • Nelson, R

  • Students must have the needed experience to help assist with the teaching of the course.

IARD 6990

Provides students with the opportunity to develop and present their special projects. Also serves as a forum for discussion of current issues in low-income agricultural and rural development, with particular ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1841IARD 6990  SEM 101

  • Enrollment limited to and required for: MPS IARD students or permission of instructor.

IARD 7830

A comparative analysis of extension and research philosophies and educational approaches to sustainable agriculture and natural resource management using case studies from developing countries. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt