Agricultural Economics Major
Prepare for careers at banks, farm credit institutions, grain companies, farm equipment and fertilizer manufacturers, and food processing firms. Concentrations in Applied Agricultural Economics, Quantitative Analysis, and Commodity Marketing give graduates the foundation to apply economic and business principles in many career fields. Graduate schools, government agencies, and consulting firms seek individuals with a strong background in quantitative methods, advanced courses in applied economics, and a strong background in economic theory. Quantitative agricultural economics graduates are highly trained to analyze management problems. They possess the technical skills in mathematics, statistics, and economic theory to give them a competitive edge in any market.