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Economics - Environmental Policy Emphasis, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months


The Economics bachelor’s degree program at UNC focuses on practical applications of economics theory, offering a variety of enriching opportunities to participate in internships, research projects and service learning activities with businesses, government and other organizations in the community. You’ll be guided on your journey by award-winning faculty who bring real world economics experience to the classroom, and who are deeply dedicated to helping you succeed.

Explore topics in environmental economics including renewable and non-renewable natural resources, water resources, ecosystems, land use and biodiversity. A strong option for students double majoring in Geography and GIS, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, Biology and Political Science.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Contemporary Economic Problems
  • Economics of Entrepreneurship
  • Labor Economics
  • Energy Policy and Economics
  • Economic Geography of the Industrialized World
  • Economics of Gender

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

To apply to UNC, you’ll need to submit the following:

  • A completed UNC application
  • $45 application fee (nonrefundable, payable by credit card or debit card) or request a need-based fee waiver when submitting the application
  • Your official high school transcript (which should be sent directly to UNC from your high school)
  • Your official ACT or SAT scores - UNC will accept scores from high school transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9498 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9498 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    4776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4776 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Greeley

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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