2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

The economics minor requires a 2.00 or higher grade point average for all economics courses.

For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Economics department page.

For related information from the bureau of labor statistics, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm

Total Credits Required 20
Minimum Requirements  
EC 201 Microeconomic Principles 4
EC 202 Macroeconomic Principles 4
EC Electives 12
 
The department recommends the following groups of courses to students that want to have a specialized minor. Although the specializations will not appear in the transcript, if requested, a student who completes the courses recommended will receive a letter from the department stating that the Minor in Economics awarded has the corresponding specialization.  
 
Specialized Minor in International Economics  
Total Credits Required for Minor 20
EC 201 Microeconomic Principles 4
EC 202 Macroeconomic Principles 4
EC 425 International Economics 4
EC 460 Economic Development 4
In addition, choose one of the following two courses: 4
     EC 320 Money and Banking (4 cr.)
     EC 480 Introduction to Econometrics (4 cr.)
 
Specialized Minor in the Economics of Public Policy  
Total Credits Required for Minor 20
EC 201 Microeconomic Principles 4
EC 202 Macroeconomic Principles 4
EC 320 Money and Banking 4
EC 405 Economics of Public Choice 4
In addition, choose one of the following five courses: 4
     EC 340 Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy (4 cr.) [PERS]
     EC 345 Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (4 cr.)
     EC 363 Economics of Regulation and Antitrust (4 cr.)
     EC 415 Labor Economics (4 cr.)
     EC 480 Introduction to Econometrics (4 cr.)
 
Specialized Minor in Legal and Political Economy  
Total Credits Required for Minor 20
EC 201 Microeconomic Principles 4
EC 202 Macroeconomic Principles 4
EC 330 Law and Economics 4
EC 340 Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy [PERS] 4
EC 405 Economics of Public Choice 4