Brent Swallow, PhD, MSc, B.S.A.

Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology

Winter Term 2021 (1740)

AREC 375 - World Food and Agriculture

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Economic issues in international agriculture including the world food problem, agricultural development; agricultural and food trade and policy and selected agricultural biotechnology issues. Selected international applications and issues are stressed. Not to be taken if credit received for INT D 303. Prerequisite: ECON 101.

LECTURE B1 (90200)
2021-01-11 - 2021-04-16
MWF 12:00 - 12:50 (TBD)


ENCS 473 - Environmental and Conservation Policy

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An overview of principles and programs relating to environmental and conservation policy. Selected local, national, and international environmental policy issues. Not to be taken if credit received in ECON 467. Prerequisite: AREC 200, AREC 365, ECON 365, ECON 369, or FOREC 345. [Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology].

LECTURE B1 (90032)
2021-01-11 - 2021-04-16
TH 08:00 - 09:20 (TBD)


INT D 303 - Economics of World Food and Agriculture

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Economic issues in international agriculture including the world food problem; the role of agriculture in development; agricultural and food trade; biotechnology and associated environmental and globalization issues. Prerequisite: ECON 101 or 102. Not to be taken if credit received for AREC 375. (Offered jointly by the Departments of Economics and Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology (REES)). [REES]

LECTURE B1 (90206)
2021-01-11 - 2021-04-16
MWF 12:00 - 12:50 (TBD)


ENCS 673 - Environmental and Conservation Policy

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An overview of principles and programs relating to environmental and conservation policy. Selected local, national, and international environmental policy issues. Not to be taken if credit received for ENCS 473 or ECON 467. Prerequisite: AREC 200, AREC 365, ECON 365, ECON 369, or FOREC 345. [Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology].

LECTURE B1 (90096)
2021-01-11 - 2021-04-16
TH 08:00 - 09:20 (TBD)

Fall Term 2021 (1770)

AREC 173 - The Plate, the Planet and Society

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A cornerstone course that provides an introduction to social perspectives on everything from what we eat for breakfast to how we protect endangered species and agricultural landscapes. Topics covered include current issues around food production and consumption and issues related to sustainability of our natural and social systems. Debates over new technologies (e.g., GMOs, nanotechnology), food, environment, and health can only be understood in the context of political, economic and personal decisions.

LECTURE A1 (40422)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 14:00 - 15:20 (TBD)

Winter Term 2022 (1780)

AREC 375 - World Food and Agriculture

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Economic issues in international agriculture including the world food problem, agricultural development; agricultural and food trade and policy and selected agricultural biotechnology issues. Selected international applications and issues are stressed. Not to be taken if credit received for INT D 303. Prerequisite: ECON 101.

LECTURE B1 (66966)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
MWF 12:00 - 12:50 (TBD)


ENCS 473 - Environmental and Conservation Policy

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An overview of principles and programs relating to environmental and conservation policy. Selected local, national, and international environmental policy issues. Not to be taken if credit received in ECON 467. Prerequisite: AREC 200, AREC 365, ECON 365, ECON 369, or FOREC 345. [Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology].

LECTURE B1 (66802)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 08:00 - 09:20 (TBD)


INT D 303 - Economics of World Food and Agriculture

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Economic issues in international agriculture including the world food problem; the role of agriculture in development; agricultural and food trade; biotechnology and associated environmental and globalization issues. Prerequisite: ECON 101 or 102. Not to be taken if credit received for AREC 375. (Offered jointly by the Departments of Economics and Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology (REES)). [REES]

LECTURE B1 (66972)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
MWF 12:00 - 12:50 (TBD)


ENCS 673 - Environmental and Conservation Policy

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An overview of principles and programs relating to environmental and conservation policy. Selected local, national, and international environmental policy issues. Not to be taken if credit received for ENCS 473 or ECON 467. Prerequisite: AREC 200, AREC 365, ECON 365, ECON 369, or FOREC 345. [Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology].

LECTURE B1 (66864)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 08:00 - 09:20 (TBD)