Major & Minors

Auburn’s Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology (AERS) undergraduate degrees include a major in agricultural business and economics as well as three minor designed to compliment 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 the diversity and complexity of today’s agricultural industry, at home and abroad.

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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.

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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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