Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    Dec 09, 2023  
Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Programs

In the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management   

Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)

In addition to the major requirements outlined below, all students must meet the college graduation requirements:

  • Agriculture and Life Sciences Graduation Requirements

Core Requirements

Special notes:

  • AEM 3200  and AEM 3230  are optional for students concentrating in Applied Economics, Environmental, Energy and Resource Economics, or International Trade and Development.

3. Applied Economics - must complete at least six credits from two different categories

Concentration Requirements

Students in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management are required to complete a minimum of one concentration in order to meet degree requirements.

  • If desired, a student may choose to complete an additional concentration, but may not exceed two concentrations towards degree requirements.

  • Courses used to fulfill core requirements can not also be used to fulfill concentration requirements, except in Environmental, Energy and Resource Economics.

  • Students may apply one concentration elective course to fulfill the requirements of two concentrations.

  • All concentration requirements must be taken for a letter grade unless the course is offered S/U only.

Applied Economics and Management concentrations include:

  • Accounting
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Applied Economics
  • Business Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental, Energy and Resource Economics
  • Finance
  • Food Industry Management
  • International Trade and Development
  • Marketing
  • Strategy

2. Agribusiness Management

4. Business Analytics

5. Entrepreneurship

6. Environmental, Energy and Resource Economics (EERE)

Minimum of 6 credits of EERE courses from the following list:

Minimum of 3 credits of EERE-related electives at the 2000 level or higher offered by any of the following departments.

Students should work with their advisor in the Dyson Office of Student Services to identify courses that will fulfill the requirement.

  • Biological & Environmental Engineering (BEE)

  • City & Regional Planning (CRP)

  • Earth & Atmospheric Sciences (EAS)

  • Government (GOVT)

  • Natural Resources (NTRES)

  • Development Sociology (DSOC)

9. International Trade and Development

11. Strategy



Undergraduate Minors

Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.)

The M.P.S., administered by the Graduate School , requires 30 credits for degree completion inclusive of the problem-solving project:

  • At least 24 credits in courses numbered 4000 or higher, including up to 6 credits from 3000-level courses (e.g., AEM 3520 and AEM 3370)
  • At least 24 credits must be taken in the S.C. Johnson College of Business
  • A maximum of 6 credits may be earned prior to admission and transferred in; these credits must be related to the subject of study and completed not more than 5 years before admission.
  • A minimum of 2 full-time semesters is required.
  • A minimum grade point average of 2.5 is required.
  • Degree must be completed within 4 years of admission.

Concentration Requirements

In addition to the core requirements, students must complete 12 additional credits in one of five concentrations:

  • Applied Behavioral Economics and Individual Choice
  • Environmental, Energy and Resource Economics
  • Food and Agricultural Economics
  • International and Development Economics
  • Technology Management

1. Applied Behavioral Economics and Individual Choice (ABEIC)

5. Technology Management



Graduate Research Degrees (MS, PhD)

The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management offers research-centered advanced degrees which often lead to academic careers and scientific discovery. Both the Master of Science (MS) and PhD program in Applied Economics and Management are administered by the Graduate School  at Cornell.