The minor will provide interested students with an overview of key concepts and methods used by economists to analyze problems associated with human use and misuse of natural resources and the environment and to evaluate policy options for better management of these resources for current and future generations.
All students are required to complete 15 credits from the following courses: ARE 3235, 3260, 3434, 3436, 3437, 4305, 4438, 4444, 4462, 4464; ECON 2467; NRE 3245 or any other 3000-level or above ARE course if approved by the Minor Advisor.
Students must earn a combined grade point average of 2.5 or higher for all courses listed above. This minor is not open to Resource Economics majors who are concentrating in Environmental Economics and Policy.
The minor is offered by the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.