Approved Program Electives

BSc Agriculture - Agriculture and Resource Economics Major

Guidelines

Approved Program Electives (APE) must be selected according to the following directions:

  • The following courses are accepted as APEs and do not require approval
  • Any courses on this list already taken as required program courses cannot be used as APEs
  • Students must have any prerequisites listed in the calendar before taking a course; credit may be denied for courses without the appropriate prerequisites
  • Courses not listed may be accepted as APEs subject to written approval (Course Substitution Form) from the student advisor prior to registration
  • Students should not use old versions of the APE lists when selecting APEs
  • The total 100 and 200 level APEs cannot be greater than 2 courses (*6)
  • An extra course (any category) must be taken in addition to the requirements below
  • Always refer to Bear Tracks for the most up to date course information

 Agricultural and Environmental Economics and Policy

(3 Courses/*9 Credits)
  • AREC Any course at the 300/400 Level
  • AREC 250 Social Economics Issues in Food Biotechnology
  • ENCS 352 Natural Resource and Environmental Law
  • ENCS 473 Environmental and Conservation Policy
  • Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

    (2 Courses/*6 Credits, only one of which can be at the 100-level)

  • AN SC - Any course
  • ENCS 356 Principles of Rangeland Conservation and Habitat Management
  • PL SC - Any course
  • REN R 414 Agroforestry Systems
  • REN R 441 - Soil Formation and Landscape Processes
  • REN R 442 - Soil Biogeochemistry
  • REN R 443 - Soil Physics
  • REN R 444 - Soil Environmental Chemistry
  • REN R 445 - Soil Fertility
  • REN R 446 Climates and Ecosystems
  • REN R 450 Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture
  • Breadth Component

    (2 Courses/*6 Credits)

  • ECON - Any course at the 300/400 Level
  • NS 110 Historical Perspectives in Native Studies
  • NS 111 Contemporary Perspectives in Native Studies
  • NS 240 Introduction to Aboriginal Legal Issues
  • NS 320 - Aboriginal Governments and Politics
  • NS 330 - Native Economic Development
  • NS 390 - Research Methods in Native Studies
  • NS 430 - Aboriginal Governance and Partnership Capstone
  • NS 345 - Management of Aboriginal Natural Resources
  • PHIL 270 - Political Philosophy
  • PHIL 325 - Risk, Choice, and Rationality
  • PHIL 355 - Philosophy of the Environment
  • PHIL 384 - Topics in Practical Ethics
  • POL S - Any course
  • R SOC 355 - Rural Communities and Global Economics
  • R SOC 365 - Sociology of Environment and Development
  • R SOC 443 Resilience and Global Change 
  • R SOC 450 - Environmental Sociology
  • R SOC 460 Perspectives on Traditional Knowledge
  • SOC - Any course
  • Students who are interested in pursuing graduate studies in the agricultural and resource economics are encouraged to consider including the following courses as APEs in their program:

  • ECON 384 - Intermediate microeconomic theory II
  • ECON 385 - Intermediate macroeconomic theory II
  • ECON 386 - Applications of mathematics to economics I