The Agricultural and Applied Economics traditional option, a STEM-designated program, is ideal for students interested in preparing to do a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics or a similar field or in going into a research career. The degree requires 30 credits of coursework. This program admits students in fall only and normally takes 3 to 4 semesters to complete.
- Microeconomic theory (3 credits)
- Statistics and econometrics (6 credits)
- Economic analysis (9 credits)
- Elective course work (12 credits)
The traditional option includes course work that presumes students have taken courses in intermediate microeconomic theory, intermediate macroeconomic theory, two semesters of calculus, and statistics. Linear algebra is preferred.