The core classes in ACE introduce you to economics, finance, marketing, quantitative methods, and laws and policies with a focus on agricultural and environmental sector examples. Our award winning faculty will help guide you through these topics through lectures, small class discussion and one-on-one interactions. ACE also offers students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through experiential learning programs, study abroad excursions, credit-generating internships, job shadowing opportunities, research studies, national student competitions and various student organizations.
These hands-on experiences make our graduates highly competitive in the job market. ACE graduates can be found working with Fortune 500 companies, international firms, non-governmental organizations, and local businesses.
This major is comprised of nine concentrations. For example, if you would like to learn how governmental policies impact agriculture, the environment, or consumers, you could can apply to the concentration in Public Policy and Law in the ACE Department.