Public Policy and Law Concentration

Students in Public Policy and Law become expert in the economics of public policy in general and in its application to specific areas of interest. This concentration will expose students to the legal and institutional structures in which policies are developed, the analysis of the economics impacts of policies, and special circumstances of public policy and law pertaining to the environment, consumers, the agricultural sector, international relations, and other.

Required for the Public Policy and Law Concentration in Addition to Department Requirements
PS 220Intro to Public Policy3
ECON 411Public Sector Economics3
Select one of the following:3
Environmental Economics
The World Food Economy
Econ of US Rural Poverty & Dev
Consumer Economics
Select one of the following:3
Food Law
Agricultural Law
Environmental Law
Law and Economics
Select three of the following: (excluding courses taken to meet above “choose one” requirement)9
Food Law
Natural Resource Economics
Agricultural Law
Environmental Law
Environment and Development
Agriculture in Intl Dev
Econ Dev of Tropical Africa
Intl Trade in Food and Agr
Agr and Food Policies
Consumer Economic Policy
Econ of Consumption
Family Economics
Total Hours21