Minor in Economics


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The Minor in Economics program offers students a way to enhance their primary field of interest with in-demand skills in economics, business statistics and management sciences. The minor requires 24 credits in courses such as Macroeconomic Theory, Principles of Economics and Calculus for the Social and Management Sciences. An economics minor pairs well with fields including physics, engineering, computer science, business, pre-med, biology and more.



Course Requirements

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 24 credits

ECON 1011Principles of Economics I
ECON 1012Principles of Economics II
ECON 2101Intermediate Microeconomic Theory *
or ECON 2103 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory: A Mathematical Approach
ECON 2102Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory *
or ECON 2104 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory: A Mathematical Approach
Two additional upper-division Economics (ECON) courses numbered between 2000 and 4999
One of the following mathematics courses:
MATH 1221Calculus with Precalculus II *
MATH 1231Single-Variable Calculus I *
MATH 1252Calculus for the Social and Management Sciences *
And one of the following options
Option A: One of the following statistics courses:
STAT 1111Business and Economic Statistics I
STAT 1051Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics
STAT 1053Introduction to Statistics in Social Science *
Option B:
MATH 1232Single-Variable Calculus II
Option C:
One additional upper-division Economics (ECON) course numbered between 2000 and 4999, other than excluded courses.**

*Must be completed with a minimum grade of C-.

** The following may not be used for Option C: ECON 2169 Introduction to the Economy of China, ECON 2170 Introduction to the Economy of Japan, ECON 2185 Economic History and Problems of Latin America, ECON 2198 Special Topics in Economics - Regional, and ECON 3098 Variable Topics - Regional Economics.