Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics


Requirements to Graduate

A minimum of 120 credits are required to complete this degree. This includes:

  • 42 upper-division (300-400) credits
  • 30 upper-division credits completed through Colorado State University

The number of courses needed for completion of the program depends on:


The curriculum listed below is intended to inform prospective students about the overall theme of the program and should not be used as an example program of study. Students need to consult their advisor to develop a degree completion plan based on the credits transferred into this program. You have the option to use the TransferologyTM website to conduct a self-review of your potential transfer courses. This tool will assist you in seeing how your previous college coursework may transfer to CSU.

All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) – 31 credits

All graduates from Colorado State University are required to complete the requirements of the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC). These requirements span a wide range of curricular topics and provide students with many choices. Students are strongly encouraged to select AUCC courses in consultation with their academic advisor. The following courses are required as part of the environmental and natural resource economics degree that will also fulfill categories within the 31 required AUCC credits:

Even if all AUCC requirements have been fulfilled, the courses above must still be completed to satisfy the environmental and natural resource economics degree requirements. Your academic advisor will help you navigate those choices.

Additional Required Foundational Courses – 19 credits

Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) and Economics (ECON) Courses – 42 credits

ENRE Applications Courses (Select nine credits of the following):

ENRE Skills Courses (Select nine credits of the following):

Natural Resource or Agriculture Elective – 15 credits

AGED, AGRI, ANEQ, BSPM, BZ, CBE, CHEM, CIVE, ECOL, ESS, FW, F, GEOL, GES, HORT, LAND, LIFE, NR, NRRT, RS, SOCR, or WR subject codes in consultation with your advisor.

General Electives – 13 credits

In consultation with your academic advisor, choose courses in any discipline. Students must earn a total of 42 upper division (300 and 400-level) credits.

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