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New Mexico State University
Undergraduate Catalog
2013-2014

COLLEGE of AGRICULTURAL, CONSUMER and ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS and AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS

Professor Terry L. Crawford, interim department head

Professors Catlett, Crawford, Diemer, Falk, Gorman, Gutierrez, Libbin, Skaggs, Torell, Ward; Associate Professors Acharya, Hawkes, Hurd, Lillywhite, Patrick; Assistant Professors Archambault; College Professors Bullock, Hansen;

(575) 646-3215

http://www.aeab.nmsu.edu

DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in AgricultureMAJOR: Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business
AREAS OF CONCENTRATION:
Farm Business Management
Ranch Business Management
Marketing and Sales
Business Management
Finance
Computer Applications and Data Management
Agricultural Communications
Natural Resources Management
Agricultural Chemical Sales
Agricultural Records and Financial Controls
International Agricultural Business
International Development
Environmental Economics
Pre-Law
Quantitative Skills/Theory (MS-Prep)

MAJOR: Natural Resource Economics and Policy

MINORS: Agricultural Business Management
Natural Resource Economics

Specific courses meeting these and the university general education requirements are included for each major. A total of 128 credits are required for graduation. At least 48 credits must be at the 300+ level. You will develop schedules for specific semesters with the help of your academic advisor.

DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
MAJOR: Agricultural Economics and Business

GENERAL AND DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

COMM 253G or 265G or AXED 201G or HON 2653
ENGL 111G, Rhetoric and Composition4
ENGL 203G, 211G, 218G, 311G, or 318G3
MATH 142G, Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences I3

Quantitative

A ST 311, Statistical Applications3
AG E 250, Life with Microcomputers3
AG E 450, Advanced Microcomputer Applications in Agriculture3
MATH 120, Intermediate Algebra3
MATH 121G, College Algebra3
General education science with lab8
Social/Behavior Sciences6-9
Humanities and Fine Arts6-9
Viewing a Wider World6

General Business

ACCT 251, Management Accounting3
ACCT 252, Financial Accounting3
BLAW 316, Legal Environment of Business3
FIN 341, Financial Analysis and Markets3
MKTG 300+ course3
MGT 300+ (Select from MGT 309, 315V, 332, or 361)3

Economic Theory

AG E 340, Agricultural Prices3
ECON 251G, Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 252G, Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 300+ course3

Applied Economics/Business

AG E 100, Introductory Agricultural Economics and Business3
AG E 111, Freshman Orientation1
AG E 236, Agribusiness Management Principles3
AG E 305/MKTG 305, Marketing Agricultural Products3
AG E 337V/ECON 337V, Natural Resource Economics or AG E 384V/ECON 384V, Water Resource Economics3
AG E 385, Applied Production Economics3
AG E 400, Seminar1
AG E 425, Agribusiness Financial Management3
AG E 445V, Agricultural Policy3
AG E 499, Senior Thesis or AG E 456, Agribusiness Management3

In addition to the department and general requirements listed above, you may also select from one of the fifteen available areas of concentration. The specific class requirements for each option are on file in the department and are available either through general advising and/or by request.

MAJOR: Natural Resource Economics and Policy

GENERAL AND DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

A ST 311, Statistical Applications3
AG E 250, Life with Microcomputers3
COMM 253G or 265G or AXED 201G3
ENGL 111G, Rhetoric and Composition4
ENGL 203G, 211G, 218G, 311G, or 318G3
MATH 120, Intermediate Algebra3
MATH 121G, College Algebra3
MATH 142G, Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences I3
General education science with lab8
Social/Behavior Sciences6-9
Humanities and Fine Arts6-9
Viewing a Wider World6

Applied Economics Core

AGHE 111, Freshman Orientation..1
AGHE 121, Financial Fitness 1
AG E 337V/ECON 337V, Natural Resource Economics 3
AG E 384V/ECON 384V, Water Resource Economics 3
AG E 385, Applied Production Economics 3
AG E 400, Senior Seminar1
AG E 475, Water Resource Management & Policy3
AG E 450, Advanced Microcomputer Applications3
ECON 251G, Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 252G, Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 371, Intermediate Microeconomic Theory3
ECON 372, Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory3

Science, Policy and Ethics

AG E 445V, Agricultural Policy3
BIOL 301, Principles of Ecology3
FWCE 110, Intro to Natural Resources Management3
FWCE 255, Principles of Fish and Wildlife Management3
GEOG 381, Cartography and Geographic Information Systems3
GOVT 324, Environmental Policy3
PHIL 322, Environmental Ethics3
RGSC 294, Rangeland Resource Management3