Agricultural & Consumer Economics: Policy, International Trade & Development, BS

for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Agricultural & Consumer Economics, Policy, International Trade, & Development Concentration

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Students in Policy, International Trade, and Development enjoy a broad exposure to policy, international trade, and agricultural development from an economics perspective. The concentration provides a global and societal perspective ideally suited for exploring studies in administration, government, policy analysis, social processes, and international economics. Graduates are prepared for positions in firms with international business; in federal or state government agencies dealing with policy, trade, or development; in trade organizations; and in public interest groups.


for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Agricultural & Consumer Economics, Policy, International Trade, & Development Concentration

Prescribed Core Courses including Campus General Education

Composition I and Speech 1
RHET 105
CMN 101
Writing and Research
and Public Speaking (or equivalent (see College Composition I requirement)
Advanced Composition 2
Select from campus-approved list3-4
Foreign Language
Coursework at or above the third level is required for graduation.
Quantitative Reasoning I
Select one of:7-8
Finite Mathematics
Elementary Linear Algebra
Calculus II
Select one of:
Calculus I
Calculus for Business I
Quantitative Reasoning II6
Applied Statistical Methods and Data Analytics I
Applied Statistical Methods & Data Analytics 2
Humanities and the Arts
Selected from campus approved list.6
Natural Sciences and Technology
Selected from campus approved list.6
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Selected from campus approved list. 6
Cultural Studies
Select one course from Western culture, one from non-Western culture, and one from U.S. minority culture from campus approved lists.9
ACES Prescribed
ACES 101Contemporary Issues in ACES (for freshmen only)2
Department Requirements
Minimum Hours in the College of ACES of which 20 must be in the Department of ACE35
Minimum of two 400-level courses in ACE 6
ACE 100Introduction to Applied Microeconomics 14
ACE 161Microcomputer Applications3
or CS 105 Intro Computing: Non-Tech
ACE 300Intermediate Applied Microeconomics 23
ACE 341Issues&Careers in Applied Econ1 or 2
ACCY 201Accounting and Accountancy I3
ECON 103Macroeconomic Principles3
At least 3 hours of credit for study abroad or one international course selected from:3-4
Global Agribusiness Management
International Business Immersion
Agriculture in Intl Dev
The Latin American Economies
Econ Dev of Tropical Africa
International Trade in Food and Agriculture
Required Concentration15-27
Concentration prescribed courses. See specific requirements for the concentration listed below.
Total Hours126
Required for the Policy, International Trade and Development Concentration in Addition to Department Requirements
ACE 251The World Food Economy3
ACE 455International Trade in Food and Agriculture3
ACE 456Agr and Food Policies3
Select two of the following:6
Energy Economics
Environment and Development
Agriculture in Intl Dev
Econ Dev of Tropical Africa
The Latin American Economies
Total Hours15