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Undergraduate Degrees

Auburn’s Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology (AERS) undergraduate degrees include a major in Agricultural Business and Economics as well as three minors designed to complement a variety of majors in the agricultural sciences and other academic and professional fields of study.

AERS Undergraduate Major

MAJOR IN AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

A major in Agricultural Business and Economics will prepare you for data analysis and business management within and outside the diverse, complex agricultural industry.

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AERS Minors

MINOR IN AGRIBUSINESS

The minor in Agribusiness is designed to provide a professional business foundation for your studies in a variety of agricultural sectors and agriculture-related industries. This minor is the perfect complement for those in the sciences or other disciplines who want to add substantive business training to their resumes.

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MINOR IN NATURAL RESOURCES ECONOMICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

The minor in Natural Resources Economics and Environmental Policy provides an in-depth look at how policy decisions and market mechanisms impact environmental quality and resources.

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MINOR IN RURAL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

The minor in Rural and Community Development teaches students about how to use community-based research to resolve environmental problems; make food and agriculture more sustainable; and pursue vibrant, equitable growth in small towns and across the countryside.

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