Undergraduate Minor - Minor in Environmental Economics

Program:
Minor in Environmental Economics
Program Code:
5406 Environmental Economics
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
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
Minor in Environmental Economics

The Minor in Environmental Economics is designed to serve students who are interested in the application of economics to environmental issues.  The educational objectives of the minor are to:

  1. Introduce students to the concepts and principles of environmental economics.
  2. Help students to develop the skills necessary to analyze environmental and natural resource issues.
  3. Help students to understand the economic dimensions of the many environmental issues facing society.

The minor is available as an elective to all students who are enrolled in bachelor's degree programs at Michigan State University.  The minor is administered by the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.

At least 12 credits counted towards the requirements for this minor must be unique. Unique credits must not be used to fulfill another university, college, or major requirement in the student's program.

Requirements for the Minor in Environmental Economics

The student must complete a minimum of 18 credits:

               
1. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):  
  EC 201 Introduction to Microeconomics 3
  EC 251H Microeconomics and Public Policy 4
  EC 301 Intermediate Microeconomics 3
2. All of the following courses (12 credits):  
  EEP 255 Ecological Economics 3
  EEP 320 Environmental Economics 3
  EEP 405 Corporate Environmental Management (W) 3
  EEP 460 Natural Resource Economics 3
3. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):  
  CSUS 354 Water Resources Management 3
  CSUS 425 Environmental Impact Assessment 3
  CSUS 429 ProgramPlanning and Evaluation 3
  CSUS 464 Environmental and Natural Resource Policy in Michigan 3
  CSUS 465 Environmental and Natural Resource Law 3
  EC 450 Economics of Environmental Policy (W) 3
  FOR 466 Natural Resource Policy 3
  FW 364 Ecological Problem Solving 3
  GEO 324 Remote Sensing of the Environment 4
  GEO 402 Agricultural Climatolgoy 3
  PKG 370 Packaging and the Environment 3

 


Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

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Environmental Economics, MNUN (5406)

Required Credits: 18    Program Version: FS15

Requirement 1: Minor - Environmental Economics - Microeconomics or Macroeconomics
Minor - Environmental Economics - Microeconomics or Macroeconomics: 1 course from EC201, EC251H, EC301

Requirement 2: Minor - Environmental Economics - Ecological Economics
Minor - Environmental Economics - Ecological Economics: 1 course from EEP255

Requirement 3: Minor - Environmental Economics - Environmental Economics
Minor - Environmental Economics - Environmental Economics: 1 course from EEP320

Requirement 4: Minor - Environmental Economics - Corporate Environmental Management (W)
Minor - Environmental Economics - Corporate Environmental Management (W): 1 course from EEP405

Requirement 5: Minor - Environmental Economics - Natural Resource Economics
Minor - Environmental Economics - Natural Resource Economics: 1 course from EEP460

Requirement 6: Minor - Environmental Economics - Electives
Minor - Environmental Economics - Electives: 1 course from CSUS354, CSUS425, CSUS429, CSUS464, CSUS465, EC450, FOR466, FW364, GEO324, GEO402, PKG370

Requirement 7
18 credits required to complete this degreeThe specified coursework in this program may not equal this total. The difference must be made up of open options which must be acceptable within the limits of this program. In cases of doubt, please consult an academic advisor.