Environmental Economics and Policy Undergraduate Major (BS, HBS)
Also available via Ecampus.
The BS degree in Environmental Economics and Policy focuses on the 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 socioeconomic dimensions of environmental sciences.
Major Code: 237
- Explain microeconomic theory at the intermediate level, including producer theory, how markets work and prices are formulated, market failure and its causes, and welfare theory.
- Analyze natural resource and environmental management issues, including the management of specific resources (such as fishery, forests, land, and water), by applying relevant economic theory and tools.
- Apply statistics and regression techniques to economic data and models and evaluate results.
- Communicate the process and results of economic analysis of environmental and natural resource issues through a variety of written and oral methods.
- Demonstrate the powers and constraints of US legal structures and policy tools to address environmental and natural resource issues.
All EEP majors must complete the core list of courses with a grade of C– or higher.
|AEC 250||*INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY||3|
|or ECON 201||*INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS|
|AEC 253||*ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, POLICY, AND ECONOMICS||4|
|AEC 311||INTERMEDIATE APPLIED ECONOMICS I: PRODUCERS AND CONSUMERS||4|
|AEC 313||INTERMEDIATE APPLIED ECONOMICS II: MARKETS, WELFARE & POLICY||4|
|AEC 351||*NATURAL RESOURCE ECONOMICS AND POLICY||3|
|AEC 352/ECON 352||*ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY||3|
|AEC 432||ENVIRONMENTAL LAW||4|
|AEC 434||^BENEFIT-COST ANALYSIS||4|
|ECON 202||*INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS||4|
|Choose 5 classes from courses not listed above or below or approved by advisor - 2 must be AEC courses|
|Select from one of the areas below:||2-6|
|RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP|
|PROJECTS (Development, Analysis or Service Project)|
|INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE|
or CS 101
|COMPUTERS: APPLICATIONS AND IMPLICATIONS|
|SURVEY OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN NATURAL RESOURCE|
or GEOG 360
|GISCIENCE I: GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND THEORY|
or HORT 414
|MTH 111||*COLLEGE ALGEBRA||4|
|MTH 241||*CALCULUS FOR MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL SCIENCE||4|
|or MTH 251||*DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS|
|ST 351||INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL METHODS||4|
|ST 352||INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL METHODS||4|
|Additional Writing Course 1|
|WR 323||*ENGLISH COMPOSITION||3|
|or WR 327||*TECHNICAL WRITING|
|Total credits required for graduation||180|
Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
Writing Intensive Course (WIC)
Must earn a grade of C- or higher
Major Code: 237