Environmental, Agricultural and Resource Economics Table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Environmental, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Major

A major in Environmental, Agricultural and Resource Economics requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
Alternative units for 2000-level core units of study may be taken from the 2000-level selective units, if the core units have already been completed for a different major.
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level core units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project unit

Minor

A minor in Environmental, Agricultural and Resource Economics requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
Alternative units for 2000-level core units of study may be taken from the 2000-level selective units, if the core units have already been completed for a different major.
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level core units

1000-level units of study

ECON1001
Introductory Microeconomics
6    A Students enrolled in this unit have an assumed knowledge equal to or exceeding 70 or higher in HSC Mathematics (or equivalent), or 35 or higher in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 (or equivalent), or 35 or higher in HSC Mathematics Extension 2 (or equivalent).
N BUSS1040 or ECON1040
Intensive January
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON1002
Introductory Macroeconomics
6    A Students enrolled in this unit have an assumed knowledge equal to or exceeding 70 or higher in HSC Mathematics (or equivalent), or 35 or higher in HSC Mathematics Extension 1 (or equivalent), or 35 or higher in HSC Mathematics Extension 2 (or equivalent).

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive June

Intensive January
Intensive June
Semester 1
Semester 2

2000-level units of study

AREC2005
Concepts in Enviro and Agricultural Economics
6    P (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040 or AGEC1006) and (ECON1002 or ECON1003 or ECON1005 or ECON1006 or ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or GEOS1001 or AGEN1001 or ENVX1002)
N AREC2003 or RSEC2031
Semester 2
Students choose between ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 as appropriate.
ECOS2001
Intermediate Microeconomics
6    P ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040
N ECON2001 or ECON2901 or ECOS2901


Certain combinations of Maths/Stats may substitute for Econometrics. Consult the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator.
Intensive January
Semester 1
Semester 2
or
ECOS2901
Intermediate Microeconomics Honours
6    A ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970
P (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) with a minimum Distinction grade (75%)
N ECOS2001 or ECON2001 or ECON2901

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students are strongly advised to undertake one of ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970 either concurrently with or prior to ECOS2901.
Semester 1

3000-level units of study

Core
AREC3006
Agricultural Production Economics
6    P AREC2005 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or AREC2003
N AREC2001 or AREC3001
Semester 1
ECOS3013
Environmental Economics
6    P AREC2005 or AREC2003 or RSEC2031 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 2
Selective
AREC3002
Agricultural Markets
6    P AREC2005 or AREC2001 or AGEC2103 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 2
AREC3003
Econ of Minerals and Energy Industries
6    P AREC2003 or RSEC2031 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 1
AREC3004
Economics of Water and Bio-Resources

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P AREC2003 or RSEC2031 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 1
AREC3005
Agricultural Finance and Risk
6    P AREC2005 or AREC2001 or AGEC2103 or AREC2002 or AGEC2101 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 1
AREC3007
Benefit-Cost Analysis
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or AREC2005 or AREC2003
N (AREC2004 and RSEC4131)
Semester 2
ECOS3002
Development Economics
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902
Semester 2
ECOS3005
Industrial Organisation
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
N ECOS2201
Intensive January
Semester 2
ECOS3006
International Trade
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOS3020
Special Topic in Economics
6    P ((ECOS2001 or ECON2001) and (ECOS2002 or ECON2002)) or ((ECOS2901 or ECON2901) and (ECOS2902 or ECON2902))

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must seek written permission from the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator to enrol in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

Where this major is being completed as a first major towards a degree, students should ensure that the Interdisciplinary Study in Economics unit of study is undertaken.
Where this major is being completed as a second major from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences towards a degree, the Industry and Community Project unit of study is the appropriate unit to select.
ECOS3997
Interdisciplinary Project in Economics
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level from one of the following majors: Economics; Econometrics; Financial Economics; Environmental, Agricultural & Resource Economics
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON3998
Industry and Community Project
6    C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2