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  Feb 23, 2018
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Agricultural and Resource Economics Major [ALES]

General Information

This major provides students with an understanding of the basic principles of economics and develops a scientific background sufficient to apply economic tools to production, processing, marketing, and financing and consumption in the agri-food and other resource industries. Students will gain expertise in the use of economic theory in agricultural and other natural resource industries, and will develop analytical techniques that permit them to understand and assess a wide variety of policy and market issues. The program develops knowledge of applied social, agricultural, and natural sciences that permits graduates to succeed in a variety of agricultural and natural resource settings.

★3 from

  • REN R 432 OR
  • R SOC


The capstone course for this major is one of AREC 410 or AREC 423 .