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Agricultural Sciences

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1999
End Date: Summer Session 2008 - Drop (P6)

Environmental and Renewable Resource Economics - ARCHIVE

University Park, College of Agricultural Sciences (E RRE)

PROFESSOR JAMES W. DUNN, Program Coordinator

This major is intended for students concentrating their studies on how economics is used to examine and solve environmental and renewable resource problems. Required courses develop a foundation in economics, other social sciences, and the environmental sciences.

Graduates find employment as environmental economists, resource economists, or policy specialists with environmental sections of large businesses, consulting firms, state and federal environmental protection and resource management agencies, and nongovernmental environmental resource organizations.

For the B.S. degree in Environmental and Renewable Resource Economics, a minimum of 121 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(22-23 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 13-16 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 82-85 credits
(This includes 22-23 credits of General Education courses: 7-8 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GS courses; 3 credits of GWS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (40 credits)
AG BM 101 GS(3)[1], MATH 110 GQ(4), MATH 111 GQ(2) (Sem: 1-2)
CHEM 110 GN(3), CHEM 111(1) (Sem: 1-2)
ECON 004 GS(3), R SOC 011 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
AG EC 201(3)[1], ECON 302 GS(3)[1] (Sem: 3-4)
ECON 304 GS(3) (Sem: 5-6)
AG EC 431W(3)[1], AG EC 429(3)[1], E R M 411(3), ECON 428(3)[1] (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (24-27 credits)
BI SC 003 GN(3); or BIOL 011 GN(3), BIOL 012 GN(1) (Sem: 1-2)
CMPSC 101 GQ(3) or CMPSC 203 GQ(4) (Sem: 3-4)
ENGL 202A GWS(3), ENGL 202C GWS(3), or ENGL 202D GWS(3) (Sem: 5-6)
ECON 390(3) or STAT 460(3) (Sem: 3-8)
STAT 200 GQ(4), STAT 250 GQ(3), or AG 400(4) (Sem: 3-8)
Select 9 credits from AG BM 407(3), AG BM 420(3), AG EC 307(3), AG BM 338(3), AG EC 403(3), AG EC 450 IL(3), ECEEM 491(3), ECON 443(3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (18 credits)
Select 6-9 credits in environmental science from department list (Sem: 3-8)
Select 6-9 credits in environmental social science from department list (Sem: 3-8)
Select 3 credits of methods in environmental science or social science from department list (Sem: 3-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1999

Blue Sheet Item #: 27-04-002

Review Date: 1/14/03

UCA Revision #1: 8/4/06

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