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.
Photo: Congressman Mike Rogers, who represents Alabama in the U.S. House of Representatives, spoke to students in the Agricultural Law class, October 22, 2020.
AERS Undergraduate Major
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.
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.
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.