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Dept. of Agricultural Economics

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Agricultural economics is an area of applied economics but also takes on the view of business management towards industries related to agriculture. The department encourages the honing of expert knowledge, application skills and analysis skills to produce graduates who are able to contribute to welfare in agricultural areas and the overall economy.

During the first year, liberal arts subjects and essential subjects for major are taken, including microeconomics, macroeconomics, agricultural economics, agricultural business management, production economics, quantitative economics, agricultural policy, environmental economics, agricultural finance, agricultural products management information theory, agricultural accounting, cooperatives theory, overseas agricultural development and aid theory, the futures market for agricultural goods, distribution theory for agricultural products, business strategy for agricultural products and resource economics.

A total of 34 courses in the major category, of which 14 are essential and 20 are optional, form the core of the curriculum.