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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Concentration, B.S.


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Degree and Major Requirements


Degree Requirements


Required courses


  • General Education  41 Credit Hours 1
  • Quantitative requirement 3 Credit Hours 2
  • Scientific Literacy requirement 3-4 Credit Hours 2
  • Major requirements (listed below) and electives 73-77 Credit Hours
Footnotes

1 The General Education  program contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. The number of credit hours necessary to fulfill these requirements may vary.
2 In addition to course work taken to fulfill General Education  requirement.

Total: 120 Credit Hours

Major Requirements


Required Economics Courses


Additional Information

Students need to complete ECON 331 , ECON 332  and ECON 385  with a grade of “C” or better.

Total: 33 Credit Hours

Recommended Schedule for B.S. in Economics Majors


First Two Years


During the first two years, students should complete:

Additional Information

Students are encouraged to take ECON 331  and/or ECON 332  in their sophomore year, which can only be taken once the prerequisites of ECON 200 , ECON 201  and the prerequisite math course are completed.

Third and Fourth Years


B.S. economics majors should complete ECON 331 , ECON 332 , and preferably ECON 385  by the end of their junior year. While most majors will complete the 400-level requirements in economics during their senior year, students may take a 400-level course during their junior year if the prerequisite for the course has been met. ECON 488  should be taken during the senior year.

Concentration in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics


Total: 33 Credit Hours


Option A or Option B


In addition, students must choose Option A or Option B.

Option A


For students with specific interests in forests, fisheries and wildlife: 8 Credit Hours

Total: 41 Credit Hours

Option B


For students interested in pollution prevention and control: 9-10 Credit Hours

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