Natural Resource Economics and Policy - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits to total at least 120 credits with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications
English Composition - Level I 1
ENGL 1110GComposition I4
English Composition - Level 2 1
Select one from the following:3
Advanced Composition3
Professional & Technical Communication3
Professional and Technical Communication Honors3
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science3
Oral Communication 1
Select one from the following:3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agriculture3
Introduction to Communication3
Public Speaking3
Introduction to Communications Honors3
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 1430GApplications of Calculus I 23
Area III/IV: Laboratory Science and Social/Behavioral Sciences
FWCE 1110GIntroduction to Natural Resources Management4
ECON 2110GMacroeconomic Principles3
ECON 2120GMicroeconomics Principles3
Area V: Humanities 13
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 13
General Education Elective
BIOL 2610G
BIOL 2610L
Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
and Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution Laboratory
Viewing A Wider World 36
Departmental/College Requirements
Applied Economics Core
ACES 1120Freshman Orientation1
ACES 1210Financial Fitness for College Students1
AEEC/ECON 337VNatural Resource Economics3
AEEC/ECON 384VWater Resource Economics3
AEEC 385Applied Production Economics3
AEEC 400Seminar1
AEEC 350Spreadsheet Applications in Food and Agriculture3
ECON 311Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory3
ECON 312Intermediate Microeconomic Theory3
Science, Policy and Ethics
AEEC 445VAgricultural Policy3
Select one from the following:3
Agricultural and Natural Resource Law3
Legal Environment of Business3
Wildlife Law and Policy3
ECON 300+ Cocurse3
FWCE 2110Principles of Fish and Wildlife Management3
FWCE 301Wildlife Ecology3
GEOG 2130Map Use and Analysis3
or FWCE 471 GIS for Natural Resource Scientists
POLS 330Introduction to Public Administration3
RGSC 2110Introduction to Rangeland Management3
PHIL 300+ Course3
Quantitative Skills
A ST 311Statistical Applications3
or MATH 1350G Introduction to Statistics
MATH 1215Intermediate Algebra3
MATH 1220GCollege Algebra3
AEEC 2140Technology and Communication for Business Management3
Second Language: (not required)
Electives, to bring the total creditsto 120 421
Total Credits120

A Suggested Plan of Study for Students

A roadmap for students coming into the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business without deficiences and without advanced coursework, e.g., AP course credit or dual credits wishing to pursue the degree in Natural Economics and Policy (NREP).

This roadmap assumes student  placement in MATH 1215 and ENGL 1110G. The contents and order of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and english. It is only a suggested plan of study for students and is not intended as a contract. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
ACES 1120 Freshman Orientation 1
ACES 1210 Financial Fitness for College Students 1
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
Area V: Humanities 1 3
AEEC 2140 Technology and Communication for Business Management 3
MATH 1215 Intermediate Algebra 3
Choose one from the following 3
Advanced Composition  
Professional & Technical Communication  
Professional and Technical Communication Honors  
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication  
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science  
ECON 2110G Macroeconomic Principles 3
MATH 1220G College Algebra 3
RGSC 2110 Introduction to Rangeland Management 3
Elective Course 2 3
Second Year
Choose one from the following 1 3
Public Speaking  
Introduction to Communication  
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agriculture  
Introduction to Communications Honors  
MATH 1430G Applications of Calculus I 3
ECON 2120G Microeconomics Principles 3
FWCE 1110G Introduction to Natural Resources Management 4
Elective Course 2 3
AEEC 350 Spreadsheet Applications in Food and Agriculture 3
Choose one from the following: 3
Introduction to Statistics  
Statistical Applications  
ECON 312 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 3
FWCE 2110 Principles of Fish and Wildlife Management 3
Elective Course 2 3
Third Year
Area VI: Creative or Fine Arts Course 1 3
Natural Resource Economics
or Natural Resource Economics
ECON 311 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory 3
AEEC 385 Applied Production Economics 3
GEOG 2130
Map Use and Analysis
or GIS for Natural Resource Scientists
VWW - Viewing a Wider World Course 3 3
Water Resource Economics
or Water Resource Economics
ECON Course (300-level or above) 3
BIOL 2610G
BIOL 2610L
Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
and Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution Laboratory
Elective Course 2 3
Fourth Year
Viewing a Wider World (VWW) 3 3
AEEC 445V Agricultural Policy 3
POLS 330 Introduction to Public Administration 3
Elective Course 2 3
Elective Course 2 3
AEEC 314
Agricultural and Natural Resource Law
or Legal Environment of Business
or Wildlife Law and Policy
AEEC 400 Seminar 1
FWCE 301 Wildlife Ecology 3
PHIL Coures (300-level or above) 3
Elective Course 2, 4 3
 Total Credits120