Applied and Resource Economics (BA)

University of Connecticut

Date Posted: Jan. 14, 2019
Submitted by: Claire Pope
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree


This major in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics applies analytical and decision-making skills to problems of production and distribution of food products, and the management of natural resources and the environment. The Applied and Resource Economics major places a high priority on program flexibility and individualized attention. In addition to meeting the general education requirements of the University and the College, students majoring in Applied and Resource Economics are expected to take a common core of courses. Students may concentrate in one or more of the following areas: Business Marketing and Management, Environmental Economics and Policy, and International Development.

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