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University of Wisconsin / College of agriculture announcement of courses: 1940-1941

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COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
   130. DETERMINATIVE BACTERIOLOGY. I; 2-3 cr. Isolation, characterization
and classi-
 fication of bacteria. Prerequisite: Agr. Bact. 1, 2, or 4, or Medical Bact.
102. Fee
 $2.25 per credit. Miss McCoy.
   131. PROSEMINARY. Yr; 1 cr. For senior majors and students in early part
of grad-
uate study. First semester: Classification of bacteria. Miss McCoy. Second
semester:
History of bacteriology. Mr. Sarles.
   200. RESEARCH. Yr; 2-5 cr. A detailed study of a definite problem in the
field of
 agricultural bacteriology. Prerequisite: Agr. Bact. 121, 123, 124, 125,
126 or 130. Fee
 $2.25 per lab. cr. Staff.
 231. SEMINARY. Yr; I cr. Reviews of bacteriological subjects and reports
on re-
 search w ork in the department. Mr. Frazier.
                      AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
 PROFESSORS CHRISTENSEN, HOBSON, chairman, McNALL, ROWLANDS, WEHRWEIN; Asso-
 CIATE PROFESSORS ANDERSON, BAKKEN, FROKER, HALL, MORTENSON, SCHAARS; As-
 SISTANT PROFESSORS EBLING, ERDMANN, MITCHELL, PARSONS, SALTER; INSTRUCTOR
 HEDGES; LECTURER RILEY.
 Agricultural economics courses are intended to give students a knowledge
of economic
 principles relating to agriculture. The courses deal with production, marketing,
coop-
 eration, credit, prices, foreign trade, agricultural relations, land policies,
farm tenure,
 farm management, and agricultural policies.
 Students may take agricultural economics: first, as a full major by those
who decide
 to make it a main line of study preparatory to teaching, research, or other
economic
 work; second, as a joint major with work in other departments; and third,
as a full
 major by students interested in agricultural commerce. The agricultural
commerce pro-
 gram of study should be arranged by the student in consultation with his
adviser in the
 Department of Agricultural Economics.
 Students are advised to take Economics la and lb and Agricultural Economics
1 and
 8 in the sophomore year.
 1. PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS. II; 3 cr. Required of all agricultural
 students. Prerequisite: Econ. Ia. Mr. Parsons.
 8. FARM RECORDS AND ACCOUNTS. I; 2 cr. Includes principles and techniques
of
 double entry bookkeeping; interpretation of farm financial and operating
statements.
 Mr. Mitchell.
 10. FARM ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT. II; 3 cr. Methods and practices applied
 to farm business management. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Mr. Mitchell.
 14. FARM BUSINESS AND LEGAL PRACTICE. II; 3 cr. Mr. Riley.
 100. THESIS. Yr; 2 cr. Staff.
 106. CROP AND LIVESTOCK ESTIMATING. I; 3 cr. Methods of collecting agricultural
 statistics and their use in teaching, extension, and research. Prerequisite:
Agr. Econ. 1 or
 Econ. lb. Mr. Ebling, Mr. Anderson.
 117. OUTLINES OF LAND ECONOMICS. I; 3 cr. Economic principles underlying
utili-
 zation and conservation of land or natural resources. Prerequisite: Agr.
Econ. 1 or
 Econ. lb. Mr. Wehrwein, Mr. Salter.
 126. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS. I; 3 cr. Theories of
for-
 eign trade; foreign exchange; history and analysis of agricultural exports
and imports;
 governmental aids and restrictions to trade. Prerequisite: Econ. la. Mr.
Schaars.
 127. COOPERATION. I, II; 3 cr. Analysis of marketing organizations, methods
and
 theory underlying producer and consumer cooperatives at home and abroad.
Prerequis-
ite: A course in marketing or consent of instructor. Mr. Bakken.
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