Approved Program Electives

BSc Environmental and Conservation Sciences - Environmental Economics and Policy Major

Guidelines

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

  • The total 100 and 200 level APEs cannot be greater than 2 courses(*6).
  • Any courses on this list that have already been taken/granted credit for as required program courses cannot be used as an APE.
  • Students must have any prerequisites listed in the calendar before taking a course; credit may be denied for courses without the appropriate prerequisites.
  • After minimum requirements are met in each category, remaining APE courses can be taken from any category listed below.
  • Students may take REN R 465 only once.
  • Always refer to Bear Tracks for the most up to date course information.

Applied Economics and Theory

(Minimum 1 Course)
  • AREC 333 - Economics of Production and Resource Management
  • AREC 488 - Introduction to Agricultural and Resource Game Theory
  • ECON 384 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory II
  • ECON 386 - Applications of Mathematics to Economics I
  • Social Sciences

    (Minimum 1 Course)
  • NS 200 - Aboriginal Canada: Looking Forward/Looking Back
  • NS 201 - Aboriginal Canada: Looking Forward/Looking Back
  • AREC 250 - Social and Economic Issues of Food Biotechnology
  • ANTHR 323 - Ecological Anthropology
  • ANTHR 324 - Economic Anthropology
  • POL S 333 - Ecology and Politics
  • POL S 470 - Topics in Comparative Politics
  • R SOC 271 - The Politics of Food and Natural Resources
  • R SOC 450 - Environmental Sociology
  • STS 210 - Environment, Science, Culture, and Values
  • Other

    (Minimum 2 Courses)

    Applied Biology and Ecology
  • BIOL 384 - Global Change and Ecosystems
  • ENCS 356 - Principles of Rangeland Conservation and Habitat Management
  • REN R 364 - Principles of Managing Natural Diversity
  • REN R 450 - Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture
  • REN R 462 - Protected Areas Planning and Management
  • REN R 465 - Environmental and Conservation Field Studies
  • REN R 474 - Utilization of Wildlife Resources

  • Economic Theory and Applications
  • AREC 384 - Food Market Analysis
  • AREC 433 - Financial Management in Resource Industries
  • AREC 473 - Food and Agricultural Policies
  • AREC 482 - Cooperatives and Alternative Business Institutions
  • AREC 487 - Managing Market Risk in Resource Industries
  • AREC 488 - Introduction to Agricultural and Resource Game Theory
  • ECON 323 - International Economics
  • ECON 350 - The Economics of Public Expenditures
  • ECON 385 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory II
  • ECON 481 - Advanced Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON 482 - Advanced Macroeconomic Theory
  • Students admitted prior to September 2012 must take one of the following courses.
  • AREC 313 - Statistical Analysis
  • ECON 299 - Quantitative Methods in Economics