ECON 4810

ECON 4810

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

This course introduces students to the economics of renewable and nonrenewable natural resources. Topics covered include the valuation and use of land; water economics, management, and conservation; fishery economics; the extraction and management of nonrenewable resources such as minerals, rare earth elements, and energy resources; grounwater; renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy; forest use; and sustainability. Students will learn how to use dynamic models to analyze decision making over time. A solid background in calculus is required.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: MATH 1110, ECON 3030.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AEM 4500

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8951 ECON 4810   LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: Math 1110 and Econ 3030. These prerequisites must be completed before taking AEM 4500 / ECON 4810 (and cannot be taken concurrently). For students whose major or minor require both AEM 2500 and AEM 4500, AEM 2500 should be taken before AEM 4500. *We are working on finding a larger classroom so that the enrollment cap can be increased before the SP'19 add period. Students are encouraged to sign up for the waitlist at this time.