Community Development Economics - Minor

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

About This Minor

The Community Development Economics minor at Utah State University equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to understand and address economic issues in communities, focusing on natural resources, regional economics, and policy analysis.

What You Will Learn

Students will study microeconomics, natural resource and regional economics, agricultural and natural resource law, and choose from courses covering natural resource and environmental economics, regional and community economic development, and applied economics policy analysis.


At a Glance

College: College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Department: Applied Economics Department

USU Locations:

  • Logan campus

Faculty: View profiles of faculty members on the department directory.

Learn More: Program website

Program Requirements

Career And Outcomes

Career Opportunities

  • Community Development Specialist
  • Economic Development Coordinator
  • Regional Planner
  • Natural Resource Economist
  • Policy Analyst



We will build on your goals and experiences while working together to design an individualized semester-by-semester plan. Your personalized plan will help you see a path from where you are now on to graduation. Even if you are unsure of the major you would like to pursue, we can help with resources and ideas.

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