Concentrations

Students have three (3) available concentrations to choose from:

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Renewable Energy
The concentration in Renewable Energy  Economics is designed for students who wish to pursue a focus on the environmental, economic, and policy oriented aspects of energy.  Each student must complete 9 credits of required coursework and select 24 credit hours of professional electives related to renewable energy. Click here to learn more about the concentration.

Resource and Environmental Economics and Policy
The Resource and Environmental Economics and Policy concentration is designed for students interested in environmental and natural resource economics.  The curriculum emphasizes the contributions of social sciences to the study of environmental problems.  Students in this concentration are introduced to concepts from several disciplines that explain issues of environmental resource use, management, and protection.

Agribusiness Management
The Agribusiness Management concentration will cultivate the business skills necessary to succeed in sales, marketing or management careers while developing applied tools to operate in small-business, finance, and food, natural resource-based or international industries.  Foundation courses include economics as well as business administration, management, finance, and marketing.

Individualized Concentration
This concentration is for advanced students who are interested in assembling a selection of courses to meet a topical focus not offered in other concentrations. For example, a student might concentrate in quantitative and statistical methods. Students taking the 4+1 program should select the individualized concentration unless other concentrations can be accommodated or preferred. This concentration must be approved by your adviser and the School of Economics director.