Environmental Economics

(Minimum of 30 Units is Required)
BA in Economics is Required

The BA in Economics with an Option in International Economics is designed for those seeking a structured program in Economics with an environmental emphasis. Those declaring this option must complete the Economics core program courses, additional courses in Economics (see below), and courses from the Environmental Economics electives listed below.

ECONOMICS COURSES: (12 units)
Three courses required:
ECON 365 Environmental Economics (3)
ECON 465 Economics of Energy (3)
ECON 466 Environ. & Resource Economics (3)

One course selected from:
ECON 355 Economics of Govern. Regulations (3)
ECON 462 Urban-Regional Economics (3)

ENVIRONMENTAL ELECTIVES: (18 units minimum)
Select ONE course from TWO different subjects:

Biology
BIOL 151 Biological Principles (4)
BIOL 334 Conservation Ecology (3)
BIOL 342 Field Biology (3)

Chemistry
CHEM 100 Chemistry & Current Issues (3)
CHEM 107 Gen. Chemistry for Applied Science (4)
CHEM 111 General Chemistry (4)

Geoscience
GEOS 330 Environmental Science (3)
GEOS 340 Environmental Geology (3)
NSCI 342 Concepts in Earth & Space Science (3)

Additional Electives
Select FOUR courses from the following:

ABUS 101 Intro. to Ag. Business & Economics (3)
ABUS 341 Natural Resource Economics (3)
BIOL 350 Fundamentals of Ecology (3)
ECON 355 Economics of Government Regs. (3)
ECON 389 Internship (3)
ECON462 Urban-Regional Economics (3)
GEOG 304 Environmental Issues (3)
GEOG 320 Community & Rural Planning (3)
GEOG 427 Environmental Impact Analysis (3)
HIST 341 American Environment (3)
PHIL 334 Ethics & Environ. Sciences (3)
POLS 461 Environmental Politics & Admin. (3)
POLS 468 Planning Law (3)
RELS 247 Cross-Cultural Environ. Ethics (3)

Note: Econ 355 or Econ 462 may be taken as an ELECTIVE if not taken as one of the “ECONOMICS COURSES” listed above.

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