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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


Agribusiness Economics

Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC)
2200 Symons Hall
www.arec.umd.edu

This minor provides students with economic knowledge and analytical skills to apply to real world problems in agribusiness. The 400-level courses are a truncated version of the upper-level course requirements of the AREC major. These courses focus particularly on economic analysis relevant to business decisions. AREC250 is an introductory course giving students an overview of the subject.

      Credits 
AREC240 OR   Introduction to Economics and the Environment OR 3

    AREC250

      Elements of Agricultural & Resource Economics 3
AREC306   Farm Management and Sustainable Food Production 3
AREC404   Applied Price Analysis 3
AREC405   Economics of Production 3
AREC425   Economics of Food Sector 3
AREC427   Economics of Commodity Marketing Systems 3
AREC433   Food and Agricultural Policy 3
AREC435  

Commodity Futures and Options

3
AREC489F   Special Topics in Agricultural and Resources Economics; Econometric Applications in Agricultural, Environmental and Natural Resources   3
    Please choose five courses from the list above.  Nine credits must be at the 300-400 level.
    Another AREC course can be substituted for one of the courses listed above with permission of the Undergraduate Advisor.
    Total Credits 15

 

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