The information below describes typical occupations and employment settings associated with this major.
Understand that some of the options listed below may require additional training.
Moreover, you are not limited to these options alone when choosing a possible career path.
Description of Agricultural Economics
Agricultural economics applies economic principles to food and fiber production, natural resource management, community and
regional economic development, environmental policy, and international trade. Students take courses in economic theory,
econometrics, statistics, accounting, technical agriculture, and the physical and biological sciences. Agricultural economics provides a
strong theoretical background for those entering graduate schools in agricultural economics, economics, and professional schools in
law and business administration.
Possible Job Titles of Agricultural Economics Graduates
(*As reported by UGA Career Center post-graduate survey)
Business Development Manager*
County Extension Agent