Chair: R. G. Huffaker
Graduate Coordinator: R. L. Clouser
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The Food and Resource Economics Department offers the Master of Agribusiness (MAB) (non-thesis), Master of Science with Concentration in Agribusiness (MSAB) (non-thesis), Master of Science (thesis), and Doctor of Philosophy. Requirements for these degrees are given in the Graduate Degrees section of this catalog.
The four areas of specialization in the PhD are Agribusiness (theory, management, marketing, finance), Agricultural Economics (applied consumption, production), Development (economic development, labor economics), and Natural Resource/Environmental Economics. The Department participates in programs with the Centers for Latin American Studies, African Studies, Tropical Agriculture, the School of Natural Resources and Environment, the College of Law, the Florida Sea Grant College Program, and the International Trade and Policy Center.
The Department offers a combined bachelor’s/master’s degree program. Contact the Department Graduate Program Office in 1157 McCarty Hall for information. In addition to the courses listed, there are seminars for organized discussion of current topics and for review of graduate student research.