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Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

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AEDE is housed in the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and has twenty-one world-class faculty members and administers highly respected undergraduate, Master's and PhD programs.

Agribusiness and Applied Economics

This major integrates business and economic principles in order to solve challenges inherent to the environment, food systems, agriculture, and economic development.
Employers actively recruit AEDE students as they know AEDE graduates are prepared for the real world since the nationally-ranked program provides a firm foundation in data analysis, critical thinking, and problem solving. 
Applied economics and business skills translate into a variety of careers, from commodity merchandiser to financial analyst.
Kassie is the academic advisor for this major.

Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability (EEDS) 

This major is a multi-disciplinary degree program that focuses on the human, environmental and economic dimensions of sustainability – often referred to as people, planet and profit.
This cutting-edge major provides the core knowledge and skills students need to launch a career in sustainability in the private, public or non-profit sectors.
This major is offered in partnership with Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural Resources. 

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