Curriculum: B.S. in Environmental Economics and Policy – Online

This is a 180-credit undergraduate program, at the end of which you will earn a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Economics and Policy. The course work provides strong economic and statistical skills and their use for analysis within the field of environmental policy.

Degree requirements

Your course work will be focused on these main areas:

  1. Baccalaureate core: 48 credits plus a Writing Intensive Course (WIC) of at least 3 credits
  2. Bachelor of Science requirements
  3. Environmental Economics and Policy major: 96 – 98 credits
  4. Electives: as needed to meet the 180 credit minimum to graduate

Total: 180 credits, including 60 upper division credits.

To view the environmental economics and policy major requirements, please visit Oregon State’s official General Catalog. For additional information about the baccalaureate core, please visit our bacc core details page.

Do you already have a bachelor's degree in another subject and are interested in earning a second bachelor's degree in environmental economics and policy? This degree program is available as a postbaccalaureate program.  Please review the admission requirements for post-bacc applicants.

Transfer credits

Some of the degree requirements can be transferred from other colleges and universities. Please note that a minimum of 45 credits must be completed at Oregon State (online or on campus) to meet the academic residency requirement. Previously earned credits will need to be reviewed upon admittance into OSU for appropriate articulation. Additional information about transferring credits is available through the Single Course Search tool provided by OSU's Office of Admissions.

Add a minor

OSU Ecampus students have the ability to add a minor to their degree program. OSU offers a diverse selection of minors online. For example, combine environmental economics and a business minor or environmental economics plus an anthropology minor to create an even more powerful résumé fit for today's job market. 

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