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(Archive) Environmental and Renewable Resource Economics (E RRE)

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1995
End Date: Spring Semester 1999

Environmental and Renewable Resource Economics (E RRE) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR FRANK M. GOODE, 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 non-governmental 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: 46 credits
(21 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

ELECTIVES: 12-15 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 81-84 credits
(This includes 21 credits of General Education courses: 6 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GS courses; 3 credits of GWS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (36 credits)
AG EC 101 GS(3)[1], MATH 110 GQ(4), 111 GQ(2) (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 401W(3)[1], 402(3)[1], 411(3), ECON 428(3)[1] (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (18-21 credits)
BI SC 003 GN(3); or BIOL 011 GN(3), 012 GN(1) (Sem: 1-2)
CHEM 011 or 012 GN(3) (Sem: 1-2)
CMPSC 101 GQ(3) or 203 GQ(4) (Sem: 3-4)
ENGL 202A GWS(3), 202C GWS(3), or 202D GWS(3) (Sem: 5-6)
ECON 390 or STAT 460(3) (Sem: 3-8)
STAT 200 GQ(4), 250 GQ(3), or AG 400(4) (Sem: 3-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (27 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 methodsin environmental science or social science from department list (Sem: 3-8)
Select 9 credits from AG EC 307, 338, 403, 407, 420, 450, ECON 443, MN EC 484W, 491 (Sem: 5-8)

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

The Pennsylvania State University ©1998

The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1995

Blue Sheet Item #: 22-04-007

Review Date: 6/7/99

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