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Agricultural & Resource Economics

Welcome to AREC! Our undergraduate majors in agribusiness economics and environmental & water resource economics provide exciting opportunities to learn foundational economics, data analysis tools, and communication skills required in a competitive market to secure such jobs as agribusiness managers, appraisers, claims appraisers, commodity brokers, consultants, credit analysts, economic analysts, environmental impact appraisers, financial analysts, managers, marketing researchers, natural resource managers, research and sales analysts, and statisticians in the private and public sectors as well as NGOs. Our faculty emphasize quality and individual attention throughout the program. We provide rigorous and practical training in a friendly, encouraging environment. I invite you to explore our majors and talk with current students to gain an appreciation for what we can offer you.

Gary Thompson
Department Head

Gary Thompson