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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Agricultural Economics (B.S.) - Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences Option

The agricultural economics program balances the theoretical and practical applications of agricultural economics to give students the best grasp on emerging issues facing professionals in food and agriculture today. Students earn a BS in agriculture with a major in agricultural economics.

The requirements for the first two years are virtually the same for all options in agricultural economics. Exceptions to those requirements are noted in the discussion of the farm management, specialty pre-law, specialty pre-vet, and natural resources quantitative option.

This option focuses on environmental issues and agricultural economics.

Agriculture and Environment (6-7 credit hours)

Communication (14 credit hours)

Finance Overlay

Mathematics/Statistics (9 credit hours)

Social Sciences/Humanities (9 credit hours)

  • Social Science Elective Credits: (3) [Select from Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Anthropology, History, Geography,
    Women’s Studies or American Ethnic Studies]

Specialty in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (15 credit hours)

See Block Elective Requirement.  Include at least 6 credit hours numbered 500 or above.

Unrestricted electives as needed to meet 127 credit hours

Total credit hours required for graduation: (127)

Must satisfy K-State 8 general education requirements.

IMPORTANT NOTES: Students who first enroll in Summer 2011 or later must meet the requirements of the K-State 8 General Education Program.

Students who began their programs of study in earlier terms under the University General Education (UGE) program may complete their degrees with UGE requirements or may choose to move to the K-State 8. Students should check with their academic advisors to determine which choice would be better. To switch, students must consult with their academic advisors.

Students who are readmitted in Summer 2011 and later will be designated as meeting the K-State 8 by the Office of Admissions. Deans’ offices can make an exception for the readmitted student who has completed UGE or who would prefer to complete UGE requirements.

For additional information about the University General Education program, check the requirements specified by the College of Agriculture.