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AREC 214 - Applications of Quantitative Models to Food, Resources and the Environment

Course Career Undergraduate
Units 3
Approved Hours 3-0-2
Fee index 6
Faculty Agric, Life & Environ Sciences
Department Resource Econ Enviro Sociology
Typically Offered either term

An introduction to methods and tools that are used to solve quantitative problems related to agriculture, food, forestry, and the environment. Emphasis is on the use of these techniques for economic analysis. Students are introduced to the use of linear algebra, calculus and constrained optimization techniques. Classroom examples, laboratory assignments and computer tutorials are provided to give practice in applying quantitative tools to empirical problems. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1.