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Department of Applied Economics

Welcome to the Undergraduate Program


For Prospective Students


For Current Students


Application Materials

The Department of Applied Economics offers two nationally ranked undergraduate degrees:

Both programs balance lower-division course work in the liberal arts with upper-division training in economic theory and the functional areas of business management. Students augment their program with additional course work tailored to their own particular interests and abilities.

CHS Scholar - Marcos Fae

Marcos Fae was a CFANS MAST (Minnesota Agricultural Student Trainee) international student and a CHS Scholar who took an ApEc Commodity Marketing course with Ed Usset as part of his time here.




Course Offerings

Diversity and Inclusion

Prospective Students

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Applied Economics Minor (pdf)

Agricultural and Food Business Management Minor (pdf)

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