Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$318 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. in Environmental Economics and Policy – Online

Curriculum

By completing the coursework in Oregon State's online bachelor's program in environmental economics and policy, you'll be equipped with strong economic and data analysis skills and the ability to use that knowledge for analysis within the field of environmental policy.

Degree requirements

minimum of 180 quarter credits  including at least 60 upper-division credits  are required to graduate with your environmental economics and policy degree. Major requirements and curriculum information are available on Oregon State’s official academic catalog.

For additional information about the baccalaureate core, please visit our baccalaureate core details page.

Sample course topics

  • Environmental economics and policy
  • Applied economics
  • Natural resource economics and policy
  • Measuring resource and environmental impacts
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Environmental law

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.

Pursue this degree as a postbacc

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

Add a minor

As an OSU Ecampus student, you can add a minor to your bachelor's 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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