The Agricultural Studies concentration in Applied Economics gives students the opportunity to combine community college coursework with courses at CSU Stanislaus to obtain a B.A. degree. Students take upper division courses that build on specific knowledge and skills gained at the community college.
Courses in the concentration expose students to economic concepts such as resource allocation at the firm level and at a macro level. Students in the program will gain important statistical skills including forecasting and knowledge about international markets. The program is flexible in that students can develop an independent study/internship in a related field for university credit.
Requirements for the concentration in Applied Economics include completion of an A.A. or A.S. degree Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Business, or other related field. In addition, students must meet all requirements for the Agricultural Studies major, and all other university graduation requirements.