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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Food and Agricultural Business Major, BS in Agricultural and Resource Economics – Law and Policy Concentration


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Compared to the base major, this concentration requires courses in two of three areas of law (agricultural, business, environmental) and two of three areas of policy (commodity, conservation, and food). Two additional courses related to law and/or policy are also required from a list of directed electives. This concentration would be appropriate for students pointing toward law school or a graduate program in public administration or public policy. Students seeking to work for a government agency or and industry organization would also benefit greatly from pursuing this concentration.

uTrack Requirements


Universal Tracking (uTrack) is an academic monitoring system designed to help students stay on track for timely graduation. In order to remain on track, students must complete the minimum requirements for each tracking semester, known as milestones. Milestones include successful completion of specified courses and/or attainment of a minimum GPA. uTrack requirements only affect full-time, degree-seeking students.

Term 1


Credit Hours 14


Term 1 Milestone Notes


Term 2


Credit Hours 15


Term 2 Milestone Notes


Credit Hours 15


Term 3 Milestone Notes


Term 4


Credit Hours 15


Term 4 Milestone Notes


Term 5


  • 4 Nondepartmental Herbert College of Agriculture Elective 3 Credit Hours
  • 2 Written Communication  Elective 3 Credit Hours *

Credit Hours 15-16


Term 5 Milestone Notes


Term 6


  • 2 Non-AREC Engaged Inquiries  Elective 3 Credit Hours *
  • 4 Nondepartmental Herbert College of Agriculture Elective 3 Credit Hours

Credit Hours 15-16


Term 6 Milestone Notes


  • 300-level AREC Elective

Term 7


  • 5 Law/Policy Directed Elective 3 Credit Hours
  • 6 Experiential Learning 3 Credit Hours
  • 8 AREC Elective 3 Credit Hours

Credit Hours 19


Term 7 Milestone Notes


  • Apply to graduate

Term 8


  • 5 Law/Policy Directed Elective 3 Credit Hours
  • 7 Unrestricted Electives 5-6 Credit Hours
  • 8 AREC Elective 3 Credit Hours

Credit Hours 14-15


Term 8 Milestone Notes


  • No milestones

Total Credit Hours 122-125


Footnotes


  1. Natural Sciences  with Lab course chosen from the Volunteer Core  list.
  2. Chosen from the Volunteer Core  list. No more than two of the three Natural Sciences  electives may be Herbert College of Agriculture courses.
  3. NUTR 100 * can also be used to satisfy Volunteer Core  Natural Sciences  requirement.
  4. Nondepartmental Herbert College of Agriculture electives can also be used to satisfy Volunteer Core Requirements .
  5. Select two courses from the following: AREC 345 AREC 420 , AREC 470 ; ECON 333 , ECON 362 , ECON 471 , ECON 472 ; FDSC 390 ; POLS 240 , POLS 311 *.
  6. Chosen from AGNR 491  or AREC 356  or AREC 395  or AREC 492  or AREC 499 .
  7. Any courses not already required for the major.
  8. Any 300-level or 400-level AREC courses. A maximum of three credit hours can be used from each of the following courses: AREC 356 AREC 492 , AREC 493 , and AREC 499 .

* Meets Volunteer Core Requirements .

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