Minor in economics


A Minor in Economics is to provide students with the analytical tools which will enable them to apply economic reasoning to problem solving in business, economic and political issues.
A Minor in Economics is an excellent choice for business, political science, public administration and diplomacy majors.

A student who graduates with a minor in economics should be able to:

  • Understand the decision making mechanisms of households and firms.
  • Understand and analyze economic data.
  • Use computers and statistical packages to manipulate, read and interpret data.
  • Evaluate the role of the government in the economy.

Students are required to use the following table:

Course #

Description

Credits

Prerequisite

ECN 211

Principles of Microeconomics

3

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ECN 212

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

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ECN 431

International Economics

3

ECN 211, 212

CHOOSE TWO OF THE FOLLOWING

ECN 321

Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis

3

ECN 211, ECN 212

ECN 323

Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis

3

ECN 211, ECN 212

ECN 313

Introduction to Econometrics

3

ECN 211, 212

ECN 325

Labor Economics

3

ECN 211, 212

ECN 327

History of Economic Thought

3

ECN 211, 212

ECN 333

Managerial Economics

3

ECN 211, STA 207

ECN 432

Urban Economics

3

Senior standing

ECN 434

Environmental natural Resource Economics

3

ECN 321

ECN 435

Monetary Theory and Policy

3

ECN 211, ECN 212

ECN 436

Public Finance and Fiscal Policy

3

ECN 321, ECN 323

ECN 437

Contemporary Economic Systems

3

ECN 211, ECN 212

ECN 439

Economics of Developing Co

3

ECN 211, ECN 212

Total

 

15 cr.

 

Suggested Program:

First semester
ECN 211 Principles of Microeconomics
ECN 212 Principles of Macroeconomics

Second semester
Two minor elective courses

Third semester
One minor elective course

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