ECON 272. Natural Resource Economics. (3) Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: ECON 106. Analysis of the development, conservation and preservation of natural systems, mineral and energy resources.
ECON 375. Environmental Economics. (3) Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: ECON 106 and junior or senior standing. Examines the nature and significance of threats to the environment, the history of environmental protection in the United States and the forces shaping public policy. Tools of economics analysis used to compare and contrast various legal and market-oriented approaches in dealing with environmental problems and sustainable development.