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Energy and Environmental Policy

Energy & Environmental Policy

A specialization in Energy and Environmental Policy focuses on the challenges of meeting the energy needs of America from bio-fuels, wind energy, solar power and other fuel sources found in rural America.

Additional focus areas include environmental issues related to water quality, land-use planning, watershed management and other aspects of environmental and natural resources, economics and policy.

What will I study?

Courses include environmental and natural resource economics, energy economics, rural development, agricultural law, economic analysis, statistics and applied policy analysis.

These exceptional classes arm students with the skills necessary to work with public and private sector groups concerned with these vital issues.

Typical degree program

Here's an example of a typical four-year undergraduate degree program in Agribusiness Economics specializing in Energy and Environmental Policy:

Career Opportunities: Where will I work?

Contact Information

Feel free to contact one of our Coordinating Counselors for Energy and Environmental Policy:

Also feel free to contact the Coordinator of Student Recruitment for the College of Agricultural Sciences: