Environmental and Resource Economics

Environmental and resource economics focuses on the application of economic theory to specific environmental and resource problems to include; land, marine, water, agricultural, forestry, fisheries or marine resource economics. Students concentrate in one of the following areas:

  • environmental and natural resource economics
  • agricultural economics
  • community economics
  • public resource policy
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Students graduating with a degree in Environmental and Resource Economics

  • are trained primarily in the science of economics, and its use in problem solving
  • gain an understanding of public resource policy, environmental economics, and finance
  • are familiar with applied economics in the context of public policy
  • are prepared for successful careers in: small business & agribusiness marketing and management
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Career/Employment Opportunities for Graduates

  • federal government and state agencies (forestry marketing)
  • environmental planning and consulting firms (market analysts)
  • retail (business managers, manufacture representatives)
  • insurance and financial agencies
  • real estate (brokers)
  • recreational organizations (agricultural fisheries, community development)