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.
Career And Outcomes
- Environmental Economist
- Natural Resource Economist
- Policy Analyst
- Sustainability Consultant
- Environmental Planner
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