Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, B.S.

This major focuses on how to protect natural resources such as tropical rain forests, safe drinking water, clean air, biodiversity, sustainable fisheries, endangered species, and other natural assets while also living sustainably. Students choose from two options: Green Markets and Sustainability, with stronger focus on environmental economics; or Environmental Economics and Management, with stronger emphasis on environmental sciences. This major prepares students for many different kinds of professional careers in the new “green” economy as well as graduate studies.

Advisors

Academic Advisor

College of the Environment and Life Sciences

401.874.2512
samanthajsantos@uri.edu

Faculty Advisor - Academic Year Only

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

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Curriculum Sheets

BS: Environmental Economics & Management Options

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BS: Green Markets & Sustainability Options

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Major Entry Requirements

  • Complete at least 24 units and have an overall GPA of at least 2.00
  • Complete URI 101