Natural Resource & Environmental Economics

Undergraduate Students

Natural Resource & Environmental Economics

As a natural resource and environmental economics major, you'll take classes in economics, law, and natural sciences. You'll learn how to analyze the costs and benefits of environmental and natural resources policy.

Want to specialize in a particular area? You can focus on environmental economics, energy economics, or eco-business and sustainability, or water economics.

Why natural resource and environmental economics?

The world is looking for answers to climate change, water allocation, environmental regulations, sustainability, and many more issues. With a natural resource and environmental economics degree you can help find those answers. You'll be able to analyze the use of natural resources and environmental amenities for recreation, agriculture, wildlife habitat, industry, logging, and mining.

Why Nebraska?

In the Department of Agricultural Economics at Nebraska, you get the best of both worlds. You'll attend a world-class, Big Ten university and have access to the all the academic resources and activities that come with it. At our East Campus location, you get a small-school atmosphere with one-on-one personal advising and a community that cares about you.

Learn more about the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and Nebraska.

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Rosalee Swartz
308D  Filley Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583
Phone: 402-472-5234

Jon Recker
308C  Filley Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583
Phone: 402-472-2086
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