International Agricultural Development

(College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences)

Faculty. Includes members from various departments across colleges.

(College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences)

Faculty. Includes members from various departments across colleges.

International Agricultural Development is an interdisciplinary major in the Plant Sciences department.

Advising Center for the major is located in 1238 Plant and Environmental Sciences; 530-752-4839.

Major Advisor. P. Brown in 3041 Wickson Hall (Plant Sciences)

Preparatory Subject Matter
Units: 36-38
IAD 010
Introduction to International Agricultural Development (Active)
4
PLS 002
Botany and Physiology of Cultivated Plants (Active)
4
SSC 010
Soils in Our Environment (Active)
3
or
SSC 100
Principles of Soil Science (Active)
5
ECN 001A
Principles of Microeconomics (Active)
4
ECN 001B
Principles of Macroeconomics (Active)
4
Choose one:
4
STA 013
Elementary Statistics (Active)
4
SOC 046B
Introduction to Social Research (Active)
5
PLS 120
Applied Statistics in Agricultural Sciences (Active)
4
MAT 016A
Short Calculus (Active)
3
CRD 001
The Community (Active)
4
Choose six units:
6
ARE 015
Population, Environment and World Agriculture (Active)
4
ANS 041
Domestic Animal Production (Active)
2
ANS 041L
Domestic Animal Production Laboratory (Active)
2
CRD 020
Food Systems (Active)
4
NUT 010
Discoveries and Concepts in Nutrition (Active)
3
PLS 001
Agriculture, Nature and Society (Active)
3
PLS 015
Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture (Active)
4
PLS 049
Organic Crop Production Practices (Active)
3
Depth Subject Matter
Units: 32
ARE 147
Resource and Environment Policy Analysis (Active)
3
or
PLS 101
Agriculture and the Environment (Active)
3
ECN 115A
Economic Development (Active)
4
Choose five units:
5
IAD 142
Equipment and Technology for Small Farms (Active)
2
IAD 160
Agroforestry: Global and Local Perspectives (Active)
3
PLS 110
Crop Management Systems for Vegetable Production (Active)
4
PLS 111
Principles of Agronomic Crop Production Systems (Active)
4
PLS 112
Forage Crop Production (Active)
3
PLS 130
Rangelands: Ecology, Conservation and Restoration (Active)
3
IAD 103
Social Change and Agricultural Development (Active)
4
IAD 170
Program Development for International Agriculture (Active)
4
Choose four units:
4
SOC 170
Population (Active)
4
CRD 141
Organization of Economic Space (Active)
4
CRD 162
People, Work and Technology (Active)
5
Choose four units:
4
CRD 142
Rural Change in the Industrialized World (Active)
4
CRD 149
Community Development Perspectives on Environmental Justice (Active)
4
CRD 152
Community Development (Active)
4
Choose four units:
4
POL 123
The Politics of Interdependence (Active)
4
POL 124
The Politics of Global Inequality (Active)
4
SOC 145A
Sociology of Third World Development (Active)
4
ANT 126A
Anthropology of Development (Active)
4
ANT 126B
Women and Development (Active)
4
ANT 131
Ecology and Politics (Active)
4
Foreign Language Requirement
Units: 0-15
Students must complete three sequenced quarters (15 units) of courses in one foreign language or its equivalent. Passing a foreign language proficiency examination, a score of 5, 4, or 3 on a foreign language Advanced Placement examination (except Latin), or a score of 550 on the SATII: Subject Test will also satisfy this requirement.
 
Internship Requirement
Units: 4
Students must complete at least four units of internship. Internships can be chosen in consultation with an advisor. Internship requirement waived for students enrolled in the UC Education Abroad Program.
 
Areas of Specialization
Units: 44-45
Agricultural Production Option
45
BIS 002A
Introduction to Biology: Essentials of Life on Earth (Active)
5
BIS 002B
Introduction to Biology: Principles of Ecology and Evolution (Active)
5
CHE 002A
General Chemistry (Active)
5
CHE 002B
General Chemistry (Active)
5
Choose 15 units:
15
ANS 118
Fish Production (Active)
4
ANS 124
Lactation (Active)
4
ANS 143
Pig and Poultry Care and Management (Active)
4
ANS 144
Beef Cattle and Sheep Production (Active)
4
ANS 145
Meat Processing and Marketing (Active)
4
ANS 146
Dairy Cattle Production (Active)
5
AVS 121
Avian Reproduction (Active)
2
ENT 110
Arthropod Pest Management (Active)
5
ENT 135
Introduction to Biological Control (Active)
4
ENH 100
Urban Forestry (Active)
4
ENH 133
Woody Plants in the Landscape: Growth, Ecology and Management (Active)
4
ESM 100
Principles of Hydrologic Science (Active)
4
HYD 124
Plant-Water-Soil Relationships (Active)
4
IAD 142
Equipment and Technology for Small Farms (Active)
2
IAD 160
Agroforestry: Global and Local Perspectives (Active)
3
PLP 120
Introduction to Plant Pathology (Active)
4
PLS 110
Crop Management Systems for Vegetable Production (Active)
4
PLS 111
Principles of Agronomic Crop Production Systems (Active)
4
PLS 112
Forage Crop Production (Active)
3
PLS 113
Biological Applications in Fruit Tree Management (Active)
2
PLS 114
Biological Applications in Fruit Production (Active)
2
PLS 130
Rangelands: Ecology, Conservation and Restoration (Active)
3
PLS 150
Sustainability and Agroecosystem Management (Active)
4
PLS 170A
Fruit and Nut Cropping Systems (Active)
2
PLS 170B
Fruit and Nut Cropping Systems (Active)
2
PLS 172
Postharvest Physiology and Technology (Active)
4
PLS 176
Introduction to Weed Science (Active)
4
SSC 109
Sustainable Nutrient Management (Active)
4
SSC 118
Soils in Land Use and the Environment (Active)
4
Restricted Electives:
10
Courses selected in consultation with an advisor.
 
Trade and Economic Development Option
44-45
MAT 016B
Short Calculus (Active)
3
SOC 001
Introduction to Sociology (Active)
5
or
ANT 002
Cultural Anthropology (Active)
5
Choose 20 units:
20
ARE 015
Population, Environment and World Agriculture (Active)
4
ARE 100A
Intermediate Microeconomics: Theory of Production and Consumption (Active)
4
ARE 100B
Intermediate Microeconomics: Imperfect Competition, Markets and Welfare Economics (Active)
4
ARE 115B
Economic Development (Active)
4
ARE 120
Agricultural Policy (Active)
4
ARE 121
Economics of Agricultural Sustainability (Active)
4
ARE 130
Agricultural Markets (Active)
4
ARE 136
Managerial Marketing (Active)
4
ARE 138
International Commodity and Resource Markets (Active)
4
ARE 139
Futures and Options Markets (Active)
4
ARE 175
Natural Resource Economics (Active)
4
ARE 176
Environmental Economics (Active)
4
CRD 141
Organization of Economic Space (Active)
4
ECN 160A
International Microeconomics (Active)
4
ECN 160B
International Macroeconomics (Active)
4
TXC 174
Introduction to World Trade in Textiles and Clothing (Active)
4
Restricted Electives:
17
Courses selected in consultation with an advisor.
 
Environmental Issues Option
45
BIS 002A
Introduction to Biology: Essentials of Life on Earth (Active)
5
and
BIS 002B
Introduction to Biology: Principles of Ecology and Evolution (Active)
5
ESP 001
Environmental Analysis (Active)
4
Choose 16 units:
16
ARE 147
Resource and Environment Policy Analysis (Active)
3
ARE 175
Natural Resource Economics (Active)
4
ARE 176
Environmental Economics (Active)
4
ESP 100
General Ecology (Active)
4
ESP 101
Ecology, Nature, and Society (Active)
4
ESP 105
Evolution of Societies and Cultures (Active)
4
ESP 110
Principles of Environmental Science (Active)
4
ESP 160
The Policy Process (Active)
4
ESP 161
Environmental Law (Active)
4
ESP 170
Conservation Biology Policy (Active)
4
ESP 171
Urban and Regional Planning (Active)
4
ESP 172
Public Lands Management (Historical)
4
ESP 175
Natural Resource Economics (Active)
4
PLS 101
Agriculture and the Environment (Active)
3
PLS 147
California Plant Communities (Active)
3
PLS 147L
California Plant Communities Field Study (Active)
1
PLS 150
Sustainability and Agroecosystem Management (Active)
4
ENH 150
Genetics and Plant Conservation: The Biodiversity Crisis (Active)
3
ENH 160
Restoration Ecology (Active)
3
ENH 160L
Restoration Ecology Laboratory (Active)
1
Restricted Electives:
15
Courses selected in consultation with an advisor.
 
Rural Communities Option
45
SOC 001
Introduction to Sociology (Active)
5
ANT 002
Cultural Anthropology (Active)
5
Choose 16 units:
16
CRD 140
Dynamics of Regional Development (Active)
4
CRD 147
Community Youth Development (Active)
4
CRD 149
Community Development Perspectives on Environmental Justice (Active)
4
CRD 151
Community Field Research: Theory and Analysis (Active)
5
CRD 152
Community Development (Active)
4
CRD 153A
International Community Development: Asia (Active)
4
CRD 153B
International Community Development: Europe (Active)
4
CRD 154
Social Theory and Community Change (Active)
4
CRD 164
Theories of Organizations and their Role in Community Change (Active)
5
CRD 172
Social Inequality: Issues and Innovations (Active)
4
CRD 176
Comparative Ethnicity (Active)
4
CRD 180
Transnational Community Development (Active)
4
Restricted Electives:
20
Courses selected in consultation with an advisor.
 
International Agricultural Development Abroad
Units: 0-40
Total: 116-134

(College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences)

Faculty. Includes members from various departments across colleges.

International Agricultural Development is an interdisciplinary major in the Plant Sciences department.

Advising Center for the major is located in 1238 Plant and Environmental Sciences; 530-752-4839.

Major Advisor. P. Brown in 3041 Wickson Hall (Plant Sciences)

International Agricultural Development
Units: 21-23
IAD 010
Introduction to International Agricultural Development (Active)
4
ARE 115A
Economic Development (Active)
4
Choose six-seven units:
6-7
PLS 101
Agriculture and the Environment (Active)
3
PLS 110
Crop Management Systems for Vegetable Production (Active)
4
PLS 111
Principles of Agronomic Crop Production Systems (Active)
4
PLS 112
Forage Crop Production (Active)
3
Choose seven-eight units:
7-8
IAD 103
Social Change and Agricultural Development (Active)
4
IAD 170
Program Development for International Agriculture (Active)
4
CRD 142
Rural Change in the Industrialized World (Active)
4
Total: 21-23
Courses in IAD:
IAD 010Introduction to International Agricultural Development (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Theories, practices and institutions relating to agricultural development; the interaction of changing social, cultural and economic organization through successive stages of economic development; impact of new agricultural technology on underdeveloped regions. (Letter.) GE credit: SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 092Internship (1-12) Active
Internship—3-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Supervised internship, off and on campus, in community and institutional settings. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 103Social Change and Agricultural Development (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Introductory social science course (Anthropology, Sociology, Economics, International Agricultural Development). How social and cultural factors influence technological change in agriculture; theories of diffusion of innovations; social impact analysis and technology assessment. (Letter.) GE credit: SS, WE. Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 142Equipment and Technology for Small Farms (2) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s). Types and characteristics of agricultural equipment and technologies appropriate for small commercial farming. Adjustment and calibration of equipment. Selection of and budgeting for equipment. (Same course as ABT 142.) (Letter.) GE credit: QL, SE, VL. Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 160Agroforestry: Global and Local Perspectives (3) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PLS 002 or BIS 001C or BIS 002C; (PLS 142 or PLS 150 or BIS 002B); Or general ecology course in lieu of PLS 142 or PLS 150 or BIS 002B. Traditional and evolving use of trees in agricultural ecosystems; their multiple roles in environmental stabilization and production of food, fuel, and fiber; and socioeconomic barriers to the adoption and implementation of agroforestry practices. Not open for credit to students who have taken previously taken AMR 160. (Former course AMR 160.). (Same course as PLS 160.) (Letter.) GE credit: SE. Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 170Program Development for International Agriculture (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): IAD 010. Principles of leadership and management for international agricultural development. Organizations and organizational behavior, and the implications for planning and administering organizations involved in the global development effort. (Letter.) Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 190Proseminar in International Agricultural Development (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). Presentation and discussion of current topics in international agricultural development by visiting lecturers, staff and students. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 192Internship (1-12) Active
Internship—3-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Supervised internship, off and on campus, in community and institutional settings. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 198Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable—1-5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Directed group study. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 199Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable—1-5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special study for advanced undergraduates. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 200NPhilosophy and Practice of Agricultural Development (5) Active
Lecture/Discussion—5 hour(s); Term Paper. Introduces key elements of philosophy and practice of agricultural development in less developed countries; major paradigms of development; historical context within which these paradigms operate; various development techniques and initiatives emerging from agricultural production to institutional capacity building and management. Not open for credit to students who have completed former IAD 202. (Letter.) Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 201The Economics of Small Farms and Farming Systems (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): ARE 100A or ECN 100; or the equivalent. Economic perspective on small farm development. Establishes a basis for predicting farmers' responses to changes in the economic environment, and for proposing government policies to increase small farm production and improve farmer and national welfare. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
IAD 202NAnalysis and Determinants of Farming Systems (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PLS 110C or PLS 111; or the equivalent. Unifying concepts of cropping systems in temperate and tropical climatic zones; agroecosystems stability, diversity and sustainability; management strategies, resource use efficiency and their interactions; role of animals, their impact on energy use efficiency, nutrient cycling, and providing food and power.. Not open for credit to students who have completed former IAD 200. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
IAD 203NProject Planning and Evaluation (4) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s); Workshop—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): IAD 200N; or Consent of Instructor. Interdisciplinary setting for application of student skills and specialization to a "real world" development project. Focus on team-building and effective interdisciplinary problem-solving methods, with the objective of producing a project document and presentation within a specified deadline. Not open for credit to students who have completed former IAD 203. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
IAD 290Seminar in International Agricultural Development (1-2) Active
Seminar—1-2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Discussion and critical evaluation of advanced topics and issues in international agricultural development. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 291Topics in International Agricultural Development (1-3) Active
Lecture/Discussion—1-3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Selected topics dealing with current issues in agricultural development in lesser developed nations. Variable content. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s). (Letter.) Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 292Graduate Internship (1-12) Active
Internship—3-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Participation in H. Humphrey Fellow Program or consent of instructor. Individually designed supervised internship, off or on campus, in community, business or institutional setting. Developed with advice of faculty mentor and Humphrey Coordinator. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 298Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable—1-5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Directed group study. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 299Research (1-12) Active
Variable—1-12 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Research. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
IAD 396Teaching Assistant Training Practicum (1-4) Active
Variable—3-12 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Teaching assistant training practicum. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.