Course sequence for our four options


Course sequence models for options in the Environmental and Business Economics program. Note: This material is intended as a reference guide to help EBE students in planning for their course of study at Rutgers University.


Business Economics Option


First Year, Fall Term

01:355:101 Expository Writing (3) 
11:373:211 Applied Mathematical Concepts in Ag Economics (4)* 
11:373:121 Principles and Applications of Microeconomics (3) 
Courses fulfilling Areas III, IV or V (6) 
Total Semester Credits: 16 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 16  
*Any Calculus I course may substitute for this course

First Year, Spring Term  

Course fulfilling Physical Science portion of Area II (3) 
01:355:201 Research in the Disciplines (3) 
11:373:231 Introduction to Marketing (3) 
11:373:122 Principles and Applications of Macroeconomics (3) 
Courses fulfilling Areas III, IV or V (3) 
Total Semester Credits: 15 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 31   

Second Year, Fall Term  

Courses fulfilling Areas III, IV or V (3) 
11:373:215 Application of Statistics in Business Economics (3)* 
11:373:241 Introduction to Management (3) 
01:119:103 Principles of Biology (4)  
Option course (3) 
Total Semester Credits: 16 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 47   
*See adviser for other courses that fulfill this requirement

Second Year, Spring Term  

11:373:210 Business Decision Computer Tools I (4) 
33:010:272 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3) 
Courses fulfilling Areas III, IV or V (6) 
Option course (3) 
Total Semester Credits:  16 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 63  

Third Year, Fall Term  

11:373:341 Management:  Human Systems Development (3) 
11:373:351 Business Finance I (3) 
Option policy elective course (3) 
11:373:201 Corporate Citizenship and Social Responsibilities (3)* 
Courses fulfilling Areas III, IV or V (3) 
Free Elective Courses (3) 
Total Semester Credits: 18 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 81  
*See adviser for other courses that fulfill this requirement

Third Year, Spring Term  

01:355:303 Writing for Business and the Professions OR equivalent (3) 
Option policy elective course (3) 
Option course (6) 
Experience‐based Education (3)* 
Free Elective Course (3) 
Total Semester Credits:  18 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 99     *Most often met by a Cooperative Education Internship, but may be met through a George H. Cook  Honors project or through an approved independent study project.  See adviser for details.  

Fourth Year, Fall Term  

Junior/Senior Colloquium (3) 
11:373:321 Economics of Production (3) 
Free elective course (3) 

Option course (3) 
Free elective course (3) 
Total Semester Credits: 15 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 114  

Fourth Year, Spring Term  

Free elective courses (12) 
11:373:422 Demand and Price Analysis (3) 

Total Semester Credits: 15 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 128*  
*The above schedules assume entry in the E&BE major as a first-year student. Many students enter in their sophomore or junior year. Since the total credits required in the major is 61-63, most students entering late still finish the program within four years.



Environmental and Resource Economics Option


First Year, Fall Term 

01:355:101 Expository Writing (3) 
11:373:211 Applied Mathematical Concepts in Ag Economics (4)* 
11:373:121 Principles and Applications of Microeconomics (3) 
Course fulfilling Areas III, IV or V (6) 
Total Semester Credits: 16 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 16  
*Any Calculus I course may substitute for this course

First Year, Spring Term  

Course fulfilling Physical Science portion of Area II (3) 
01:355:201 Research in the Disciplines (3) 
11:373:122 Principles and Applications of Macroeconomics (3) 
Courses fulfilling Areas III, IV or V (3) 
Option Course (3) 
Total Semester Credits: 15 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 31   

Second Year, Fall Term  

01:119:103 Principles of Biology (4) 
Courses fulfilling Areas III, IV or V (3) 
Option courses (6) 
11:373:215 Application of Statistics in Business Economics (3)* 
Total Semester Credits: 16 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 47 
*See adviser for other courses that fulfill this requirement

Second Year, Spring Term  

11:373:210 Business Decision Computer Tools I (4) 
11:373:241 Introduction to Management (3) 
33:010:272 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3) 
Course fulfilling Areas III, IV or V (6) 
Total Semester Credits:  16 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 63     Third Year, Fall Term  

11:373:361 Land Economics (3) 
11:373:362 Natural Resource Economics (3) 
Option course (3) 
11:373:201 Corporate Citizenship and Social Responsibilities (3)* 
Free elective courses (6)  
Total Semester Credits: 18 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 81  
*See adviser for other courses which fulfill this requirement.

Third Year, Spring Term  

11:373:363 Environmental Economics (3) 
01:355:303 Writing for Business and the Professions OR equivalent (3) 
Experience‐based Education (3)* 
Option courses (6) 
Free Elective course (3) 
Total Semester Credits:  18 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 99  
*Most often met by a Cooperative Education Internship, but may be met through a George H. Cook Honors project or through an approved independent study project. See adviser for details.

Fourth Year, Fall Term  

11:373:321 Economics of Production (3) 
Junior/Senior Colloquium (3) 
Option course (3) 
Free elective course (6) 
Total Semester Credits: 15 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 114  

Fourth Year, Spring Term  

Free elective courses (12) 
11:373:422 Demand and Price Analysis (3)

 
Total Semester Credits: 15 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 128*  
*The above schedules assume entry in the E&BE major as a first-year student. Many students enter in their sophomore or junior year. Since the total credits required in the major is 61-63, most students entering late still finish the program within four years.



Food Industry Economics Option


First Year, Fall Term 

01:355:101 Expository Writing (3) 
11:373:211 Applied Mathematical Concepts in Ag Economics (4)* 
11:373:121 Principles and Applications of Microeconomics (3) 
Course fulfilling Areas III, IV or V (6) 
Total Semester Credits: 16 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 16  
*Any Calculus I course may substitute for this course

First Year, Spring Term  

Course fulfilling Physical Science portion of Area II (3) 
01:355:201 Research in the Disciplines* (3) 
11:373:122 Principles and Applications of Macroeconomics (3) 
Courses fulfilling Areas III, IV or V (6) 
Total Semester Credits: 15 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 31  
*Students may choose any section of Research in the Disciplines; however, it is recommended that students chose one of four specific sections (topics). Consult an adviser for details.

Second Year, Fall Term  


Course fulfilling Areas III, IV or V (3) 
Option courses (6) 
01:119:103 Principles of Biology (4) 
11:373:215 Application of Statistics in Business Economics (3) 
Total Semester Credits: 16 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 47  

Second Year, Spring Term  
33:010:272 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3) 
11:373:210 Business Decision Computer Tools I (4) 
11:373:241 Introduction to Management (3) 
Option elective course in agri., environmental, food, or nutritional sciences (see adviser) (3) 
Course fulfilling Areas III, IV or V (3) 
Total Semester Credits:  16 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 63  

Third Year, Fall Term  
11:373:341 Management:  Human Systems Development (3) 
11:373:231 Introduction to Marketing (3) 
Option course (3) 
Course fulfilling Areas III, IV or V (6) 
11:373:201 Corporate Citizenship and Social Responsibilities (3)* 
Total Semester Credits: 18 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 81  
*See adviser for a list of other courses which fulfill this requirement.

Third Year, Spring Term  
11:373:331 Economics of Food Marketing Systems (3) 
Experience‐based Education (3)* 
Option courses (6) 
Free elective course (6) 
Total Semester Credits:  18 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 99  
*Most often met by a Cooperative Education Internship, but may be met through a George H. Cook Honors project or through an approved independent study project. See adviser for details.

Fourth Year, Fall Term  
Junior/Senior Colloquium (3) 
11:373:321 Economics of Production (3) 
01:355:303 Writing for Business and the Professions OR equivalent (3) 
Free elective course (6) 
Total Semester Credits: 15 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 114  

Fourth Year, Spring Term  

Free elective courses (12) 
11:373:422 Demand and Price Analysis (3) 

Total Semester Credits: 15 ‐‐‐‐‐ Cumulative Total Credits: 128*  
*The above schedules assume entry in the E&BE major as a first-year student. Many students enter in their sophomore or junior year. Since the total credits required in the major is 61-63, most students entering late still finish the program within four years.


Food Science & Management Economics Option

Food Science & Management Economics option is co-listed with Food Science. See Food Science graduate program director Dr. Schaffner for details.