Environmental Economics and Policy
A Student Learning Outcome (SLO) describes what a student is expected to learn as a result of participating in academic activities or experiences. SLO's focus on knowledge gained, skills and abilities acquired or demonstrated, and attitudes or values changed.
- Explain microeconomic theory at the intermediate level.
- Explain macroeconomic theory at the principles level.
- Analyze natural resource and environmental management issues by applying economic theories and tools.
- Perform basic algebra and introductory calculus operations in the context of applied economic analysis.
- Apply statistics and regression techniques to economic date and models and evaluate results.
- Demonstrate computer skills needed to analyze economic issues and communicate the results of the analysis.
- Communicate the process and results of economic analysis of environmental and natural resource issues through a variety of oral and written methods.
- Explain the United States legal system, particulary as it applies to environmental issues and natural resource use.
- Explain the linkages between local and global environmental and natural resource issues and policy.
- Agricultural Policy Specialist
- Agriculture Produce Brokering
- Agriculture Program Manager
- Compliance Analyst
- Economic Analyst
- Environmental Consulting
- Land Use Planning
- Marketing Coordinating
- This degree is also a good starting point for those who are interested in continuing on to Law School or an MBA program.
The Environmental Economics and Policy degree provides multiple options so that students are able to specialize in a specific area of this broad field. Click on the name of each to download a checksheet that details each option's curriculum.
- General Option
Choose your focus area and the upper division courses that make up the majority of your AREc core classes. These classes can be from AREc, Economics, Forestry, Political Science, or other areas as approved by your advisor. You can also take the coursework for this degree entirely on-line!
- Economics Option
Choose economics based courses from AREc, Economics, Forestry, or Marine Resource Management, or other areas as approved by your advisor.
- Policy Option
Choose policy based courses from AREc, Biology, Economics, Fish and Wildlife, Forestry, Political Science, or other areas as approved by your advisor.