Undergraduate Degree - Environmental Economics and Management

Program:
Environmental Economics and Management
Program Code:
5403 Environmental Economics & Mgt
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
Start Term:
FS15
Department:
Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics

Undergraduate Programs
Environmental Economics and Management

Environmental Economics and Management prepares students for careers that require successful reconciliation of environmental sustainability and economic performance goals for businesses. The major develops skills in core business disciplines, environmental economics, and environmental policy analyses, and applies these skills and knowledge to help manage or create environmentally-sustainable and socially-responsive business organizations that also deliver shareholder value. The major prepares students for employment opportunities with industry, environmental consulting firms, state and federal government agencies, and environmental interest groups. The major also offers students the opportunity to prepare for graduate study in business or environmental economics and policy studies programs.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Economics and Management

  1. The University requirements for bachelor's degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Economics and Management.

    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the Environmental Economics and Management major is met by completing Environmental Economics and Policy 405. That course is referenced in item 3. a. below.

    The completion of the Environmental Economics and Management mathematics requirement may also satisfy the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the University mathematics requirement.
  2. The requirements of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources for the Bachelor of Science degree.

    Certain courses referenced in requirement 3. below may be counted toward College requirements as appropriate.

    Students must achieve a grade of at least 2.0 or higher in each ABM and FIM and EEP course referenced in items 3. a. and in courses taken to fulfill requirements 3. b., 3. c., and 3. d.

    Agribusiness Management 435 and 437 and Food Industry Management 439 may be used to fulfill requirement 3. b. if it is not used to fulfill requirement 3. c.

    Agribusiness Management 130 may be used to fulfill requirement 3. b. if it is not used to fulfill requirement 3. d.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
    a. All of the following courses (44 credits):
    ABM 100 Decision-making in the Agri-Food System 3
    ABM 210 Professional Seminar in Agribusiness Management 1
    ABM 410 Advanced Professional Seminar in Agribusiness Management 1
    ACC 230 Survey of Accounting Concepts 3
    EC 201 Introduction to Microeconomics 3
    EC 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics 3
    EEP 255 Ecological Economics 3
    EEP 260 World Food, Population and Poverty 3
    EEP 320 Environmental Economics 3
    EEP 405 Corporate Environmental Management (W) 3
    EEP 460 Natural Resource Economics 3
    FIM 203 Data Analysis for the Agri-Food System 3
    FIM 220 Food Product Marketing 3
    MKT 327 Introduction to Marketing 3
    MTH 124 Survey of Calculus I 3
    SCM 303 Introduction to Supply Chain Management 3
    b. Four of the following courses (12 credits):
    ABM 130 Farm Management I 3
    ABM 222 Agribusiness and Food Industry Sales (W) 3
    ABM 225 Commodity Marketing I 3
    ABM 337 Labor and Personnel Management in the Agri-Food System 3
    ABM 400 Public Policy Issues in the Agri-Food System 3
    ABM 422 Vertical Coordination in the Agri-Food System 3
    ABM 425 Commodity Marketing II 3
    ABM 427 Global Agri-Food Industries and Markets 3
    ABM 430 Farm Management II 3
    ABM 435 Financial Management in the Agri-Food System 3
    ABM 437 Agribusiness Strategic Management (W) 3
    CSUS 354 Water Resources Management 3
    CSUS 429 Program Evaluation for Community Sustainability 3
    CSUS 464 Environmental and Natural Resource Policy in Michigan 3
    CSUS 465 Environmental and Natural Resource Law 3
    EEP 404 Public Sector Budgeting and Program Evaluation (W) 3
    EEP 490 Independent and Supervised Study 3
    EEP 493 Professional Internship in Environmental Economics and Policy 3
    FIM 224 Information and Market Intelligence in the Agri-Food Industry 3
    FIM 335 Food Marketing Management 3
    FIM 439 Food Business Analysis and Strategic Planning (W) 3
    FOR 466 Natural Resource Policy 3
    FW 419 Applications of Geographic Information Systems to Natural Resource Management 4
    MGT 325 Management Skills and Processes 3
    Study Abroad as approved by academic advisor
    c. One of the following courses (3 credits):
    ABM 435 Financial Management in the Agri-Food System 3
    ABM 437 Agribusiness Strategic Management (W) 3
    FIM 439 Food Business Analysis and Strategic Planning (W) 3
    d. One of the following courses (3 credits):
    ABM 130 Farm Management I 3
    FI 320 Introduction to Finance 3
    e. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):
    STT 200 Statistical Methods 3
    STT 201 Statistical Methods 4
    STT 315 Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Business 3
    f. One of the following courses (3 credits):
    ABM 303 Economics of Decision Making in the Agri-Food System 3
    EC 301 Intermediate Microeconomics 3
    g. Complete 6 credits from the same science discipline as approved by the academic advisor.


Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

NOTE: Degree Navigator is an advising tool only and should not be viewed as a contract with the student. Any questions about the requirements should be directed to an academic advisor.


Environmental Economics and Management, BS (5403)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS17

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201
MTH3: 2 courses
At least 2 courses from MTH103, MTH101, MTH102

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Decision-making in the Agri-Food System
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Decision-making in the Agri-Food System: 1 course from ABM100

Requirement 12: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Professional Seminar in Agribusiness Management
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Professional Seminar in Agribusiness Management: 1 course from ABM210

Requirement 13: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Advanced Professional Seminar in Agribusiness Management
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Advanced Professional Seminar in Agribusiness Management: 1 course from ABM410

Requirement 14: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Accounting
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Accounting: 1 course from ACC230, or additional approved coursework.

Requirement 15: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Microeconomics and Macroeconomics: 2 courses from EC201, EC202

Requirement 16: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Ecological Economics
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Ecological Economics: 1 course from EEP255

Requirement 17: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - World Food, Population and Poverty
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - World Food, Population and Poverty: 1 course from EEP260

Requirement 18: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Environmental Economics
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Environmental Economics: 1 course from EEP320

Requirement 19: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Corporate Environmental Management
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Corporate Environmental Management: 1 course from EEP405

Requirement 20: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Natural Resource Economics
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Natural Resource Economics: 1 course from EEP460

Requirement 21: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Data Analysis for the Agri-Food System
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Data Analysis for the Agri-Food System: 1 course from FIM203

Requirement 22: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Food Product Marketing
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Food Product Marketing: 1 course from FIM220

Requirement 23: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Introduction to Marketing
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Introduction to Marketing: 1 course from MKT327

Requirement 24: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Survey of Calculus I
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Survey of Calculus I: 1 course from MTH124

Requirement 25: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Introduction to Supply Chain Management
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Introduction to Supply Chain Management: 1 course from SCM303

Requirement 26: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Electives
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Electives: 4 courses from ABM130, ABM222, ABM225, ABM337, ABM400, ABM422, ABM425, ABM427, ABM430, ABM435, ABM437, CSUS354, CSUS429, CSUS464, CSUS465, EEP404, FIM224, FIM335, FIM439, FOR466, FW419, MGT325, EEP490, EEP493

Requirement 27: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Financial and Strategic Management
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Financial and Strategic Management: 1 course from ABM435, ABM437, FIM439

Requirement 28: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Farm Management and Finance
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Farm Management and Finance: 1 course from ABM130, FI320

Requirement 29: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Statistics
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Statistics: 1 course from STT200, STT201, STT315

Requirement 30: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Economics
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Economics: 1 course from ABM303, EC301

Requirement 31: Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Science Discipline
Major - Environmental Economics and Management - Science Discipline: 6 credits from the same science discipline with at least 3 credits at the 300 or 400 level, as approved by the academic advisor.

Requirement 32: College - Agriculture and Natural Resources - Mathematics
College - Agriculture and Natural Resources - Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
Option3: 1 course
At least 1 course from MTH116
Option4: 1 course
At least 1 course from MTHRQMT
Option1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from STT200, STT201
Option2: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH114

Requirement 33: College - Agriculture and Natural Resources - Economics
College - Agriculture and Natural Resources - Economics: 1 course from EC201, EC202

Requirement 34: College Distribution
College Distribution: 26 credits from courses in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Requirement 35: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 36: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.