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    Food and Resource Economics Department

    Food and Resource Economics Department

Undergraduate Major: IFR

International Food and Resource Economics

This specialization provides a broad background in international economics, international marketing, global agriculture, and international trade and policy.  Students will learn to develop an understanding of how culture impacts the agricultural industry and food consumption in different regions of the world, critically assess agricultural policy formation and analysis, and analyze the components of international agribusiness markets.

Major Requirement

4 - AEB3103 Principles of FRE
1 - AEB3935 FRE Seminar
3 - AEB3510 Quantitative Methods in FRE
3 - AEB3133 Agribusiness Management
3 - AEB2451 Natural Resource Economics
3 - AEB3281 Agricultural Macroeconomics
3 - AEB3550 Data Analysis
3 - AEB4334 Price Analysis
3 - AEB3144 Agricultural Finance
3 - AEB3300 Agribusiness Marketing
3 - AEB4242 International Agricultural Trade Policy
3 - AEB3671 Comparative World Agriculture
3 - AEB4343 International Agricultural Marketing
3 - AEB4673 International Agricultural Trade


3 - AEB4941 FRE Internship Course (Academic Advisor)
3 - AEB4282 International Humanitarian Assistance
3 - AFS3xxx/4xxx African Studies
3 - AEB4931 Econometrics
3 - EUS3xxx/4xxx European Studies
3 - AEB4283 International Development Policy
3 - LAS3xxx/4xxx Latin American Studies
3 - URP3001 Cities of the World
3 - 3xxx/4xxx Approved Study Abroad Course


These should not be used as a guide for remaining requirements. Students should be checking in with their once a semester and following remaining requirements as stated on their Degree Audit listed on ONE.UF.

Program Pre-Requisites

Must be completed with a C or better prior to transferring to UF

  • ECO 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ACG 2021 Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • MAC 2233 Survey of Calculus
  • STA 2023 Introduction to Statistics

Pre-Professional Coursework

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Requirement

  • Chemistry or Physics
  • Biological Science
  • Science Lab
  • ACG 2071 Introduction to Managerial Accounting or AEB 3122 Financial Planning for Agribusiness

Communication Requirement

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Requirement

  • AEC 3033C or ENC 2210 Technical Writing
  • AEC3030C or SPC 2608 Intro to Public Speaking

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