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Jonathan Walton

Senior Lecturer | Agricultural and Resource Economics
Courses
Below are courses taught during the current or past three academic years. Consult Timetable for the most current listing of courses and instructor(s).

AGNR 491 - International Experience in Agriculture and Natural Resources
1 - 12 credit hours

Credit for formalized international experiences related to agricultural sciences and natural resources. Determination of credit based on nature of the proposed experience. Students should discuss the opportunity with their faculty advisors prior to the trip to determine if it is appropriate for credit. Credit hours will be determined by the department and college depending on the extent of activity and types of projects and/or presentations to be completed by the student upon return.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.

Other Instructors: Boyer, Chris | Ader, David Russell | Kojima, Cheryl Jean

AGNR 512 - Teaching Internship in Agriculture and Natural Resources
1 credit hour(s)

Supervised experience in teaching - test preparation and evaluation of agriculture students.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 2 hours for MS students and maximum 4 hours for PhD students.

Other Instructors: Yu, Edward | Grant, Jerome F | Yang, Sheng-I | Muller, Lisa Irene | Cavasos, Kevin Eric | Mathew, Daniel J | Larson, James Arlan | Eash, Neal | Stephens, Carrie Ann | McLean, Amanda | McLean, Kyle | Kojima, Cheryl Jean | Kerro Dego, Oudessa | Mason, Katie

AREC 110 - Opportunities in Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics
1 credit hour(s)

Overview of the curricular requirements for departmental majors, current issues in associated fields of study, and career opportunities.

Registration Restriction(s): Instructor permission required to enroll if student has greater than 60 credit hours.

AREC 201 - Economics of the Global Food and Fiber System
4 credit hour(s)

Introduction to microeconomic and macroeconomic principles and their application to the global food and fiber system. Specific topics include consumer and producer behavior, market equilibrium, monetary and fiscal policy, and international trade.

Satisfies General Education Requirement: (SS).

Other Instructors: Cavasos, Kevin Eric | Clark, Christopher David

AREC 212 - Introduction to Agribusiness Management
3 credit hour(s)

Introduction to agribusiness firm characteristics and decision-making. Overview of economic principles and the basic functions of management - planning, organizing, controlling, and directing. Specific topics include firm structure, forecasting, marketing and selling, budgeting, break-even analysis, use of financial statements, capital investment, supervision, staffing, and evaluation.

AREC 310 - Career Planning and Placement
1 credit hour(s)

Career planning, job markets in the agricultural industry, and techniques to obtain employment, including recruitment/placement services, resume construction, personal interviewing, and job-offer evaluation/analysis.

AREC 342 - Farm Business Management
3 credit hour(s)

Principles and procedures for determining most profitable business organizations and systems of operation; attention to traditional and nontraditional agricultural enterprises and businesses; nature of managerial processes; business records and their uses; budgeting; acquisition and management of capital, land, labor and machinery; farm business planning. Satisfies Volunteer Core Requirement: (EI)
(RE) Prerequisite(s) : AREC 212 or AREC 270, and ACCT 200.
Recommended Background: Introductory economics and microcomputer competence.

AREC 356 - Marketing Team Participation
1 - 2 credit hours

Participation in the development of a total marketing plan for a product sold to or by farmers. Includes product identification; market research; and development of an action plan, including an extensive promotional plan, financial analysis, and evaluation. Requires preparation of final plan for presentation in written, oral, and visual formats. Plan presented in national competition during the National AgriMarketing Conference.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours.
Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.

AREC 410 - Senior Seminar
1 credit hour(s)

Capstone experience for departmental majors involving application of curricular knowledge and skills to one or more case studies in the field of agricultural and resource economics.

Registration Restriction(s): Only open to agricultural and resource economics majors with at least junior standing.

AREC 444 - Agricultural Production and Technology Management
3 credit hour(s)

Advanced topics in agricultural production management and applied use of advanced tools to make farm management decisions. Topics include business structure, managing income tax, machinery management, human resources, and the adoption and use of new and emerging technologies. Applied tools include mathematical programming, regression analysis, and spreadsheet decision tools.

(RE) Prerequisite(s) : AREC 324, AREC 342, AGNR 291.

Other Instructors: Boyer, Chris

AREC 593 - Special Topics in Agricultural Economics
1 - 3 credit hours

Topics to be assigned.

Grading Restriction: Satisfactory/No Credit grading only.
Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 9 hours.

Other Instructors: Larson, James Arlan | Hughes, David | Hellwinckel, Chad M | Velandia, Margarita M | Cho, Seong-Hoon | Yu, Edward | Boyer, Chris | Jensen, Kim | DeLong, Karen Lewis | Muhammad, Andrew | Upendram, Sreedhar | Trejo-Pech, Carlos Jose Omar | English, Burton C

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321B Morgan Hall
2621 Morgan Circle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4518
Education and Training
  • MS, Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related S, Univ of Tennessee Knoxville*, 2007
Responsible Area(s)
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources

Jonathan Walton

Senior Lecturer | Agricultural and Resource Economics
Jonathan Walton image
321B Morgan Hall
2621 Morgan Circle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4518
Education and Training
  • MS, Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related S, Univ of Tennessee Knoxville*, 2007
Responsible Area(s)
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
Courses
Below are courses taught during the current or past three academic years. Consult Timetable for the most current listing of courses and instructor(s).

AGNR 491 - International Experience in Agriculture and Natural Resources
1 - 12 credit hours

Credit for formalized international experiences related to agricultural sciences and natural resources. Determination of credit based on nature of the proposed experience. Students should discuss the opportunity with their faculty advisors prior to the trip to determine if it is appropriate for credit. Credit hours will be determined by the department and college depending on the extent of activity and types of projects and/or presentations to be completed by the student upon return.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.

Other Instructors: Boyer, Chris | Ader, David Russell | Kojima, Cheryl Jean

AGNR 512 - Teaching Internship in Agriculture and Natural Resources
1 credit hour(s)

Supervised experience in teaching - test preparation and evaluation of agriculture students.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 2 hours for MS students and maximum 4 hours for PhD students.

Other Instructors: Yu, Edward | Grant, Jerome F | Yang, Sheng-I | Muller, Lisa Irene | Cavasos, Kevin Eric | Mathew, Daniel J | Larson, James Arlan | Eash, Neal | Stephens, Carrie Ann | McLean, Amanda | McLean, Kyle | Kojima, Cheryl Jean | Kerro Dego, Oudessa | Mason, Katie

AREC 110 - Opportunities in Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics
1 credit hour(s)

Overview of the curricular requirements for departmental majors, current issues in associated fields of study, and career opportunities.

Registration Restriction(s): Instructor permission required to enroll if student has greater than 60 credit hours.

AREC 201 - Economics of the Global Food and Fiber System
4 credit hour(s)

Introduction to microeconomic and macroeconomic principles and their application to the global food and fiber system. Specific topics include consumer and producer behavior, market equilibrium, monetary and fiscal policy, and international trade.

Satisfies General Education Requirement: (SS).

Other Instructors: Cavasos, Kevin Eric | Clark, Christopher David

AREC 212 - Introduction to Agribusiness Management
3 credit hour(s)

Introduction to agribusiness firm characteristics and decision-making. Overview of economic principles and the basic functions of management - planning, organizing, controlling, and directing. Specific topics include firm structure, forecasting, marketing and selling, budgeting, break-even analysis, use of financial statements, capital investment, supervision, staffing, and evaluation.

AREC 310 - Career Planning and Placement
1 credit hour(s)

Career planning, job markets in the agricultural industry, and techniques to obtain employment, including recruitment/placement services, resume construction, personal interviewing, and job-offer evaluation/analysis.

AREC 342 - Farm Business Management
3 credit hour(s)

Principles and procedures for determining most profitable business organizations and systems of operation; attention to traditional and nontraditional agricultural enterprises and businesses; nature of managerial processes; business records and their uses; budgeting; acquisition and management of capital, land, labor and machinery; farm business planning. Satisfies Volunteer Core Requirement: (EI)
(RE) Prerequisite(s) : AREC 212 or AREC 270, and ACCT 200.
Recommended Background: Introductory economics and microcomputer competence.

AREC 356 - Marketing Team Participation
1 - 2 credit hours

Participation in the development of a total marketing plan for a product sold to or by farmers. Includes product identification; market research; and development of an action plan, including an extensive promotional plan, financial analysis, and evaluation. Requires preparation of final plan for presentation in written, oral, and visual formats. Plan presented in national competition during the National AgriMarketing Conference.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours.
Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.

AREC 410 - Senior Seminar
1 credit hour(s)

Capstone experience for departmental majors involving application of curricular knowledge and skills to one or more case studies in the field of agricultural and resource economics.

Registration Restriction(s): Only open to agricultural and resource economics majors with at least junior standing.

AREC 444 - Agricultural Production and Technology Management
3 credit hour(s)

Advanced topics in agricultural production management and applied use of advanced tools to make farm management decisions. Topics include business structure, managing income tax, machinery management, human resources, and the adoption and use of new and emerging technologies. Applied tools include mathematical programming, regression analysis, and spreadsheet decision tools.

(RE) Prerequisite(s) : AREC 324, AREC 342, AGNR 291.

Other Instructors: Boyer, Chris

AREC 593 - Special Topics in Agricultural Economics
1 - 3 credit hours

Topics to be assigned.

Grading Restriction: Satisfactory/No Credit grading only.
Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 9 hours.

Other Instructors: Larson, James Arlan | Hughes, David | Hellwinckel, Chad M | Velandia, Margarita M | Cho, Seong-Hoon | Yu, Edward | Boyer, Chris | Jensen, Kim | DeLong, Karen Lewis | Muhammad, Andrew | Upendram, Sreedhar | Trejo-Pech, Carlos Jose Omar | English, Burton C