Agricultural and Resource Economics

Explore the UConn Agricultural and Resource Economics website for departmental information. Course descriptions below correspond to the UConn undergraduate course catalog.

ARE 2210: Essentials of Accounting and Business*

Three credits ($150). Offered Fall, Spring, or Full-year.

An analysis of basic business principle, fundamentals, and concepts for agribusiness entrepreneurs.

Eligibility Guidelines: Instructor consent is required.

Instructor Certification Requirements:

The minimum degree requirement for instructors wishing to teach UConn ECE Agricultural & Resources Economics courses can be met through the following options.  Preferred applicants will have a Master’s Degree or relevant graduate coursework in a closely related field (as judged by the UConn ARE Department).

Option 1: Instructors should have a Business BA/BS degree and hold a teaching certification endorsed for #010 Business, 7-12; or

Option 2: Instructors should have an agricultural education, natural resources, or a similar BA/BS degree and hold a CT teaching certification endorsed for either #040 Agriculture, PreK-12 or #041 Vocational Agriculture, 7-12; or

Option 3: Instructors should have an applied economics, resource economics, or a similar BA/BS degree w/relevant coursework; or

Option 4: Instructors hold a Master’s Degree in Education and sufficient undergraduate or graduate courses in accounting, economics/resource economics, or business and/or relevant professional development activities.

For this course, the first year of certification is provisional, and the faculty course coordinator will mentor the UConn ECE Instructor and oversee implementation of the syllabus and instruction.

ARE 2210 Sample Syllabus.pdf