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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

With this major’s flexibility, you can design a program of study tailored to your environmental and natural resource interests, such as water use and quality, soil protection, waste management, ecosystem management or land use.

Description

What is Environmental and Natural Resource Economics at WVU like?

Description

The Environmental and Natural Resource Economics program focuses on environmental and natural resource economics policy. Course work prepares students for careers at all levels of government and in private industry. A special feature of the program is the opportunity to explore the interdisciplinary nature of environmental problems and links between natural resource and economic development issues.

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Opportunities

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3+3 Law Degree Program

This major is eligible for the 3+3 Law Degree Program that allows qualified students to earn a bachelor’s degree and law degree in six years instead of seven years.

Transfer Articulation Agreements

In addition to guaranteed admission agreements WVU has transfer articulation agreements with:

Careers

What can you do with a degree in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics?

Possible Careers

Wondering what you can do with a degree from WVU's Environmental and Natural Resource Economics major? Check out these ideas from WVU Career Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

This page includes information from O*NET OnLine by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license.

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Courses

What are the courses like in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics at WVU?

Major Map

Check out the course requirements and suggested plan of study for WVU's Environmental and Natural Resource Economics major.

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For a program overview, learning goals and course descriptions, visit the course catalog.

Cost

How much does Environmental and Natural Resource Economics at WVU cost?

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2018-19 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current West Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

West Virginia Resident
Per Credit $411
Per Semester $4,932
Fall and Spring Semesters $9,864
Non-Resident
Per Credit $1,091
Per Semester $13,092
Fall and Spring Semesters $26,184
International
Per Credit NaN
Per Semester NaN
Fall and Spring Semesters NaN
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Merit-based Scholarships

Incoming freshmen to the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design may qualify for merit-based scholarships based on GPAs and SAT/ACT test scores. No additional application is necessary. These scholarships are in addition to University scholarships.

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Ohio Tuition Reciprocity

As the result of a special agreement, students from Ohio who are fully admitted to Environmental and Natural Resource Economics can enroll at WVU and pay in-state tuition rates. Students must be admitted to both the University and this major.

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Transfer Articulation Agreements

To simplify the transfer process, we have formal agreements with certain institutions. These agreements outline the courses you should take to prepare for transferring to WVU. In addition to guaranteed admission agreements Environmental and Natural Resource Economics has transfer articulation agreements with:

Review the full list of transfer articulation agreements to see if your institution is listed.

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Environmental and Natural Resource Economics at WVU?

University Requirements

To be admitted to WVU's Environmental and Natural Resource Economics major, you must first meet WVU's first-time freshman admission requirements for the 2018-19 academic year. Interested in transferring? Review the transfer admission requirements.

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