AgEc 201 Principles of Agricultural Economics
Characteristics of Agricultural Sector, the Concepts of Demand and Supply for Agricultural Products, Consumption and Production Theories, Production Costs, and Introduction to Major Areas of Agricultural Economics.
AgEc 403 Special Studies
Supervised research topics designed to fulfill the student interest in one of the major areas of agricultural economics.
AgEc 426 The Economics of water Resources in Agricultural
Identify water as natural resource and its scarcity concept from economic point of view, In addition to water balance between demand and supply of water. Estimating demand for water as derived demand and its value of marginal product (VMP). The loss of water as the difference between plant need of water and its actual use. Policies of optimal use of water including rationing and water pricing for long and short run.
AgEc 404 Seminar in Research Methodology
The academic bases for research methods used in agricultural economics research procedures including problem formulation, objectives, tools, techniques, data collection, and results.
AgEc 401 Field Training (Agri. Economics)
Supervised programmed visits to private and public agricultural institution and projects to expose the students to real life job in the approach of Agricultural Economics.
AgEc 325 Economics of Environment
Utilizing economic principles as an analytical tool to study the relationship between environment and the economy - identifying circumstances that give rise to environmental problems and searching for solutions identify public goods and its characteristics, including the Economic value estimation techniques.
AgEc 427 Agricultural Policy and Planning
Agric. planning and policy deals with the determination of the ultimate goals and objectives of agric. production activities on various levels and deciding the optimal policies, programs and procedures that satisfy them in accordance with the economic, social and religious philosophy of the society.
AGEC 503 Economics of Agricultural planning and Development (2 credit – hours)(2+0)
Economic planning, objectives, possibility, consistency planning techniques: linear programming, input - output economic balances. Plan implementation. Planning in KSA.
AGEC 504 Research methods in Agricultural Sciences (3 credit – hours)(2+1)
Research methodology procedures which include problem statement, hypothesis, scientific tools, data source, and research methodology report.
AGEC 590 Special Studies (Agricultural Economics ) (1 credit – hours)(0+1)
A specific topic may be selected by the student under the supervision of a staff members in the department or the student may take another course covering certain economic topics related to his area of specialization and interest.