Environmental and Natural Resource Economics - Minor

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

About This Minor

The Environmental and Natural Resource Economics minor at Utah State University provides students with a strong foundation in the economic principles and policies affecting the environment and natural resources.

What You Will Learn

Students will study microeconomics, natural resource and regional economics, and natural resource and environmental economics. They will also choose from a selection of courses covering topics such as regional and community economic development, environmental policy, quantitative assessment, community conflict management, rural sociology, and rangeland management.


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

  • Environmental Economist
  • Natural Resource Economist
  • Policy Analyst
  • Sustainability Consultant
  • Environmental Planner



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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