This minor recognizes students who complete an integrated set of courses on how to apply economics to natural resources and environmental issues. Students will find these concepts a valuable way to help understand how humans can use and conserve our natural resources. Areas of study include environmental economics, natural resource economics and applied courses in water, recreation, and energy. 

Effective Fall 2017

Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Required Courses:
AREC 202Agricultural and Resource Economics (GT-SS1)3
AREC 240/ECON 240Issues in Environmental Economics (GT-SS1)3
Electives – Choose at least 15 credits from the following: 15
Introduction-Economics of Natural Resources
Environmental Economics
Water Law, Policy, and Institutions
Economics of Outdoor Recreation
Advanced Environmental and Resource Economics
Water Resource Economics
Economics of Energy Resources
Program Total Credits:21