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Economics Minor

Major code: OR4221

Faculty Contacts:Dr. Vahe Lskvyan or Dr. William Shambora

Admissions Information

Minor Requirements

Program Overview

The Economics minor provides study of microeconomics and macroeconomics at the introductory and intermediate theory level. The program also requires study in the fields of economics, such as labor economics, international economics or environmental and energy economics.

Careers & Graduate School

Students with a minor in Economics may pursue career opportunities such as credit analyst or business analyst. Students also may pursue professional degrees such as a law degree.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission: No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy: No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission: No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Minor Requirements

Minor Hours Requirement

The economics minor requires a minimum of 21 hours.

Core Requirements

Complete the following courses:

  • ECON 1030 - Principles of Microeconomics Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 1040 - Principles of Macroeconomics Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3030 - Intermediate Microeconomics Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3040 - Intermediate Macroeconomics Credit Hours: 3.0

Elective Requirements

Complete 9 hours from the following courses:

  • ECON 2130 - Current Economic Problems Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3000 - Mathematics for Economists Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3010 - Economics of Altruism Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3020 - Games and Economic Behavior Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3050 - Managerial Economics Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3080 - Behavioral Economics Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3100J - Writing on Economic Issues Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3120 - Economics of Poverty Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3130 - Economics of the Environment Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3140 - Natural Resource Economics Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3150 - Economics of Health Care Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3160 - Economics and the Law Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3200 - Labor Economics Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3220 - Economics of Human Resources Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3320 - Industrial Organization Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3340 - Economics of Antitrust Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3350 - Economics of Energy Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3370 - Economics of Regulation Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3400 - International Trade Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3410 - International Monetary Systems Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3430 - Financial Economics Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3500 - Development Economics Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3510 - Agricultural Development Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3520 - Economic History of the United States Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3530 - European Economic History Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3600 - Money and Banking Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3710 - Cost Benefit Analysis Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3810 - Economic Statistics Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 3820 - Economic Data Analysis Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 4060 - Monetary Theory and Policy Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 4150 - Regional Analysis Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 4250 - Government and Economic Policy Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 4300 - Public Finance Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 4440 - Futures Markets Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 4550 - Economics of Africa Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 4730 - Economics of Southeast Asia Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 4740 - Economics of Latin America Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 4750 - Economics of China Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 4760 - Economics of Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 4850 - Economic Methodology Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 4870 - Introduction to Econometrics Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 4890 - Economics with SAS Credit Hours: 3.0
  • ECON 4930 - Readings Credit Hours: 1.0-3.0
  • ECON 4940 - Independent Research Credit Hours: 1.0-3.0

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