AEM 2050

AEM 2050

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Introductory course which provides an overview of principles and practices of agricultural and development finance, from the perspectives of the business owner, lender, and policymaker. Topics include sources of capital, financing entry into agriculture, financial analysis businesses, capital management, financial statements, credit instruments, loan analysis, and financial risk. Applications in index insurance in developing countries, microfinance, guarantee funds, the Farm Credit System, crop insurance, and risk management.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Recommended prerequisite: calculus and/or statistics; a course in Economics.

Distribution Category (SBA-AG)

  • Students will learn and be able to apply financial concepts to solve financial economic problems in agriculture and development including understanding mortgages, bonds, equity, and other fundamental concepts.
  • Students will gain an introductory knowledge and understanding to financing concepts including time value of money, financial and risk management instruments, among others.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15914 AEM 2050   LEC 001

  • Recommended prerequisites: Calculus and/or statistics; a course in Economics. Students who have taken AEM 2240 or AEM 2241 are not allowed to enroll in AEM 2050.