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

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

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

  •  4136IARD 2050  LEC 001

    • T
    • Lassoie, J

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

IARD 4030

Half the world's arable land is farmed by traditional farmers who have produced food and fiber for millennia with few outside inputs. Many of these practices are forgotten but some are still used by farmers ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PLSCS 4030

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4384IARD 4030  LEC 001

    • W
    • Lauren, J

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

  • 14395IARD 4910  DIS 201

    • R
    • Jan 22 - Mar 9, 2019
    • Fick, G

  • 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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  •   Combined with: IARD 6940

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Property Rights Innovations & Landscape Management

  •  4456IARD 4940  LEC 001

    • M
    • Buck, L

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: IARD Capstone Seminar

  • 17486IARD 4940  LEC 002

    • W
    • Lassoie, J

      Tucker, T

  • Enrollment limited to: IARD Juniors and Seniors only.

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

  •  3398IARD 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

  •  4239IARD 4980  TA 653

    • TBA
    • Lassoie, J

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

  •  3929IARD 5655  LEC 001

    • M
    • Uphoff, N

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

  •  2757IARD 5970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Lassoie, J

      Tucker, T

  • Sign into your faculty section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2758IARD 5970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Kyle, S

  • Sign into your faculty section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4511IARD 5970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Buck, L

  • Enroll in your approved faculty section and choose the accurate credits.

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

  •  1545IARD 5980  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • 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 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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  •   Seven Week - First.  Combined with: FDSC 6020

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 14547IARD 6020  LEC 001

  • Any additional individual theme group meetings will be announced by your group leader with the day, time, and room location.

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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  •   Combined with: IARD 4940

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Property Rights Innovations & Landscape Management

  •  4457IARD 6940  LEC 001

    • M
    • Buck, L

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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  •  1306IARD 6960  SEM 101

    • W
    • Buck, L

      Lauren, J

      Tucker, T

IARD 6970

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

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1546IARD 6970  SEM 101

    • T
    • Lassoie, J

  • 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

  •  3289IARD 6980  TA 651

    • TBA
    • Nelson, R

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

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

  •  3261IARD 7830  LEC 001

    • W
    • Tucker, T