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AREC 340 - Introduction: Economics of Natural Resources

  • 3 credits
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This course is an introduction to natural resource economics. The tools learned in the principles of economics are applied to a diverse set of natural resource issues and policies including: forestry, mining, marine resources, climate change, wildlife, biodiversity, agriculture, land, water and recreation. In examining these issues, students will become better acquainted with resource economics models and decision-making, applied welfare analysis and multi-generational economic problems. Credit not allowed for both AREC 340 and ECON 340.


AREC 202/ECON 202 (Agricultural and Resource Economics) or ECON 202/AREC 202 (Principles of Microeconomics)

Textbooks and Materials

Please check the CSU Bookstore for textbook information. Textbook listings are available at the CSU Bookstore about 3 weeks prior to the start of the term.