BACHELORS AND MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING

UE Code : IM1-SSOL-OPA Academic year : 2016-2017

Information on the course unit

Program / Education :

Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering / Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering

Level :

First year of Master of Science in Engineering

Language(s) :

French

Studies organization

Credits :

1.00

Semester :

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Total Hours :

9.00 (Hours of teaching + individual study)

Details

Objectives :

- To learn about the current landscape of Professional Agriculture Organizations - PAOs (unions, chambers of agriculture, collaboration, mutuals and credit)
- To reconstruct the genesis of this landscape
- To understand the de-structuring and restructuring processes which Professional Agricultural Organizations (PAO) are currently experiencing the farming community and actors in agricultural value chains

On the issues of adding value to a product and securing markets, of preserving the environment and regional development.

Contents :

1) Historic perspective: Emergence and development of Professional Agriculture Organizations (PAOs) in France

2) The major contemporary agricultural organizations

3) Dealing with new actors…

Prerequisites :

- Introduction to sociology (concept of an occupation)
- Introduction to political sociology (concept of a political sphere)

Teaching methods :

Lectures (CM) + Seminars (TD) to further develop certain points covered in class: Seminars (TD) with advanced reading of articles then sharing understanding in the form of oral reports done as a group



Speakers
C. Bartaud, M. Paye, E. Chauvet, D.Malheurty, E.Drouin



Speakers C. Bartaud, M. Paye, E. Chauvet, D.Malheurty, E.Drouin

Assessment :

- 1 In-class Exam (essay) 2 hrs
- 1 commentary on written text to be completed by a group of 4 students and presented orally.

Bibliography :

1st year of Master of Science in Engineering

The 1st year of Master of Science in Engineering includes common core courses, majors and inter-major courses.

Majors: students will choose only one major according to his background

• Vine and Wine: sustainable productions and international market (ViVi)
• Food processing, food science, nutrition and quality (TAQ)
• Crop production and agroecology (PVA)
• Environmental and sustainable Engineering (IED)
• Animal production: livestock farming and livestock industry (PA)
• Business management, corporate consultancy and international trade and Markets (PCE/CMI)

Common core courses (CC) are engineering tools and Social Sciences. All of them are compulsory.

Inter-major modules (MIM): students will choose only one according to their major