NREE265
Resource and Environmental Economics ICrosslisted with AECN 265

Prerequisites: ECON 211; ECON 212 or AECN 141.

Description: Introduction to resource economics and the role of such concepts in natural resource management. The interface of economics and ecology in the context of both private and public decision making. Application of economic principles to actual natural resource/environmental issues.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

NREE357
Natural Resource and Environmental LawCrosslisted with AECN 357

Prerequisites: Junior standing or permission; SCIL 101 or GEOG 181 recommended.

Description: Environmental impact review; air and water pollution control; solid and hazardous waste control; endangered species and habitat preservation; land use regulation; state and federal water rights law.

This course is a prerequisite for: AECN 456, AECN 856, NREE 456

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

NREE445
Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy AnalysisCrosslisted with AECN 445

Prerequisites: ECON 311 and ECON 312

Capstone course. Familiarity with spreadsheets (Excel) required.

Description: Introduction to the application of economic concepts and tools to the analysis and evaluation of public policies. Economic approaches to policy evaluation derived from welfare economics. Social benefit-cost analysis described and illustrated through applications to current agricultural and natural resource policy issues.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

NREE456
Environmental LawCrosslisted with AECN 456, AECN 856

Prerequisites: Junior standing. AECN 357/NREE 357

Available through Online and Distance Education.

Description: Administrative law, risk assessment, environmental impact review, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, non-point pollution control, wetlands regulations pesticide and toxic substance regulation, solid and hazardous waste regulation, drinking water protection, land use regulation, energy policy, and international environmental law.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:PSI

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

NREE457
Water LawCrosslisted with AECN 457, AECN 857, WATS 457

Prerequisites: AECN/NREE 357.

Description: Environmental impact review; public trust doctrine; endangered species; land use controls; wetlands regulation; surface and ground water rights; Indian and federal water rights; impact of water quality regulations on water allocation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:PSI

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

NREE465
Resource and Environmental Economics IICrosslisted with AECN 465, AECN 865, WATS 465

Prerequisites: MATH 104 and one course in statistics.

Description: Application of resource economics concepts and empirical tools to resource management problems. Public policy issues involving environmental quality, land and water management.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE: