Resource Economics (RECO)
Course numbers with the # symbol included (e.g. #400) have not been taught in the last 3 years.
RECO 800 - Marketing Communications Research: Methodological Foundations
Concepts, tools, and techniques to facilitate accurate product, service, and idea marketing communications. Specific applications to tourism and economic/community development initiatives are included. Prereq: Basic statistics course; or permission.
RECO 808 - Environmental Economics
Environmental pollution, the market economy, and optimal resource allocation; alternative control procedures; levels of environmental protection and public policy; property right issues. Prereq: intermediate microeconomic theory; permission.
RECO #811 - Marine Resource Economics
Economic overview of the marine environment; interactions/conflicts surrounding this multiple-use resource. Economics of fisheries; marine recreation; aquaculture; endangered species; non-market ecosystem services. Prereq: EREC 411, ECON 401 or ECON 402 or equivalent or permission. (Offered every other semester.)
RECO 856 - Rural and Regional Economic Development
Concepts and methods of delineating regional economies, methods of measuring activity, regional development, and public policies. Emphasis on empirical research studies. Prereq: intermediate economy theory or permission. (Offered every year.)
RECO 895 - Investigations
A) Agricultural Marketing; B) Agricultural Production and Farm Management; C) Community Development; D) Economics of Human Resources; E) Economics of Population and Food; F) Land Economics; G) Marine Economics; H) Rural Economic Development; I) Regional Economics; J) Water Economics. Special assignments in readings, investigations, or field problems. Prereq: permission. May be repeated.
RECO 898 - Directed Research
Hours and credits to be arranged. Not available if credit obtained for RECO 899. A year-long course; an IA grade continuous grading) given at the end of the first semester. Prereq: permission. Cr/F.
RECO 899 - Master's Thesis
May be repeated for a maximum of 10 credits. Cr/F.
RECO 911 - Natural and Environmental Resource Management
Fundamental economic, aesthetic, and ethical principles involved in the management of natural resources and ways to apply these principles in the formulation and evaluation of resource-management policies including the management of specific renewable resources, soils, water, forests, and wildlife. (Also offered as RAM 911.) Prereq: permission. (Offered every other year.)
RECO 993 - Natural and Environmental Resources Seminar
Presentation and discussion of recent research, literature, and policy problems in the natural and social sciences influencing resource use. (Also offered as RAM 993.) Cr/F.