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Environmental Economics and Policy Undergraduate Major (BS, HBS) Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

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The BS degree in Environmental Economics and Policy focuses on development of strong economic and statistical skills and their use in the analysis, while providing flexibility to incorporate interests in the biological, physical or social sciences. They also will focus on course work in environmental sciences, political sciences, and related subject areas with a greater focus on the socio-economic dimensions of environmental sciences.



Grade Requirements

All EEP majors must complete the core list of courses with a grade of C– or higher.

Core Requirements

A grade of C– or higher must be earned in all core requirements.
AEC 250. *Introduction to Environment. Economics and Policy (3)
    or ECON 201. *Introduction to Microeconomics (4)
AEC 311. Intermediate Applied Economics I: Producers and Consumers (4)
AEC 313. Welfare Economics and Resource Policy (3)
AEC 351. *Natural Resource Economics and Policy (3)
AEC/ECON 352. *Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
AEC 432. Environmental Law (4)
AEC 434. ^Measuring Resource and Environmental Impacts (4)
ECON 202. *Introduction to Macroeconomics (4)

Upper-Division Electives

Choose 5 or more from the list below; two must be AEC courses:
AEC 310. Exploring Experiential Learning Opportunities (2)
AEC 388. Agricultural Law (4)
AEC 444. Commodity Futures and Options Market (4)
AEC 447. Agricultural Price and Market Analysis (4)
AEC 448. Advanced Readings in Environmental Economics and Policy (1)
AEC 449. Renewable Energy Alternatives: Economics and Technology (1)
AEC 452. Marine Economics (3)
AEC 454. Rural Development Economics and Policy (3)
ECON 411. Advanced Microeconomic Theory (4)
ECON 423. Econometrics I (4)
ECON 424. Introduction to Econometrics (4)
ECON 427. Econometrics II (4)
ECON 435. The Public Economy (4)
ECON 439. ^Public Policy Analysis (4)
ECON 461. Law, Economics, and Regulation (4)
ECON 466. Energy Economics (4)
FOR 330. Forest Conservation Economics (4)
FOR 331. Forest Resource Economics II (4)
FOR 462. Natural Resource Policy and Law (3)
PS 475. Environmental Politics and Policy (4)
PS 477. *International Environmental Politics and Policy (4)

Experiential Learning

Select from one of the areas below:
AEC 401. Research and Scholarship (2–6)
AEC 406. Projects [Development, Analysis or Service Project] (2–6)
AEC 410. Internship (2–6)

Computer Course (3–4 credits)

AG 111. Computer Applications in Agriculture (3)
   or CS 101. Computer Applications and Implications (4)

GIS Course (3–4 credits)

FW 303. Survey of Geographic Information Systems in Natural Resource (3)
   or GEO 365. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (4)
   or HORT 414. Information Systems in Agriculture (4)

Mathematics (8 credits)

Must earn a grade of C– or higher.
MTH 111. *College Algebra (4)
MTH 241. *Calculus for Management and Social Science (4)
  or MTH 251. *Differential Calculus (4)

Statistics (8 credits)

ST 351. Introduction to Statistical Methods (4) Must earn a grade of C– or higher.
ST 352. Introduction to Statistical Methods (4)

Additional Wrting Course (3 credits)

Must earn a grade of C– or higher.
WR 323. *English Composition (3)
   or WR 327. *Technical Writing (3)

 

Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)


Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed - Signifies that the Major/Option can be completed thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

Major Code: 237

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