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Undergraduate students learn to put into action economically feasible solutions for the production, manufacturing, transportation and sales of food, fuel and fiber.

A four-year degree in Food and Resource Economics prepares students for careers in four main focus areas:

  • Agribusiness Systems
  • Environmental Service Systems
  • Food Products Systems
  • Natural Resource Systems

Careers include:

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Manager
  • Advisor: Government/Stakeholder Relations
  • Agricultural Financial Service Representative (Loan Officer, Insurance)
  • Agricultural Lawyer or Legal Assistant (See details about the Ag Law minor)
  • Agricultural Literacy and Advocacy Specialist
  • Agricultural Lobbyist
  • Agriculture Legislative Assistant
  • Auditor
  • Benefits Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Certified Appraiser
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Commodity Procurement/Merchandiser
  • Compensation Specialist
  • Controller
  • Corporate Recruiter
  • Credit Analyst
  • Crop Adjuster
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Data Processor
  • Dealer Services Representative
  • Event Manager
  • Export Documentation Specialist
  • Export Sales Manager
  • Farm Business Manager/Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Fleet Manager
  • Grain Buyer
  • Grain Marketing Specialist
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Inventory/Stock Specialist
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Port Terminal Manager
  • Pricing Coordinator
  • Process/Continuous Improvement Manager
  • Procurment Specialist
  • Product Development Manger/Demand Planner
  • Purchasing Analyst
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Real Estate Manager
  • Retail Branch Manager
  • Risk Management Specialist
  • Sales Representative: Food, Seed, Feed, Fuel
  • Sales Trainer
  • Shipping Coordinator
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Warehouse/Facility Manager