Majors and Degrees
Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees
We offer a bachelor's degree in agricultural economics, under which you may choose one of two emphasis areas. The agribusiness emphasis is designed primarily for students who want to pursue a career in agribusiness, agrifinance or who wish to be managers of their own farm or ranch. The applied economics emphasis is designed for students who would like careers in policy analysis, market analysis, rural economic development or natural resource management. It is also appropriate for students wishing to go on to graduate school or law school.
We also offer a master's degree in applied economics. The program is designed to help students develop the skills and tools needed for economic analysis.
B.S. Agricultural Economics: Agribusiness Emphasis
Learn the business of agriculture, from fertilizers to grain handling to food and fiber manufacturing.
B.S. Agricultural Economics: Applied Economics Emphasis
Prepare for careers as professional economists for commercial agribusiness firms, government agencies or educational institutions.
M.S. Applied Economics
This will prepare you for a career in industry, government and public sectors or to pursue a doctorate
Build a business background that can provide more career opportunities, like ranch management, agricultural equipment sales and agricultural lending. This minor fits well with majors in animal science, agricultural systems management, agricultural education and more.
Natural Resource Economics Minor
Students who choose this minor study the interactions between human society and our natural environment. This minor fits well with majors in all natural resource fields, including range management and environmental science.
For more information about these minors, please consult the General Catalog.