Environmental and Resource Economics Minor

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The Environmental and Resource Economics minor aims to provide students majoring in other disciplines with an understanding of environmental and resource economics, and their uses in personal, social, business and government decision-making. Students learn how to apply economic analyses in evaluating environmental and resource problems, identifying their causes and examining alternative solutions. The minor also offers courses that teach techniques useful for decision making by local and regional communities. Students also obtain skills in the management of agricultural and natural-resource business firms.

Minor Requirements

  • Complete 5 Courses with a minimum of 20 credits from the courses listed below, with a grade of C- or better.
  • No more than 8 credits used to satisfy major requirements may be used for the minor.
  • Pass/Fail courses may not be used for the minor
Select at least 5 of the following:20
Environmental and Resource Economics Perspectives 1
The New Pirates of the Caribbean
Statistical Methods and Applications
Being a Locavore
Introduction to Natural Resource Economics
Problems in Natural and Agricultural Resources
Problems in Natural and Agricultural Resources
Problems in Natural and Agricultural Resources
Problems in Natural and Agricultural Resources
Field Experience
Agribusiness Economics and Management
Land Economics Perspectives: Uses, Policies, and Taxes
Community Economics
Agricultural and Food Policy
Environmental Economics
Rural and Regional Economic Development
Ecological-Economic Modeling for Decision Making
Research Methods
Total Credits20

 EREC 411 cannot be taken for credit if credit has been earned for ECON 402.