Economics Minor

A minor in Economics will provide students with fundamental knowledge of microeconomics, macroeconomics, and data analysis techniques, to build a solid foundation to understand economic policies that are applied across the modern world. The intersection of economics with other disciplines in Science, Social Sciences, and Business make the minor in economics a complementary perspective for any chosen major program of study.

Admission Criteria:
● Overall GPA – 2.0
● Not available to students in Economics major or in the Asset Management concentration in Economics major

Program Requirements 

Required Courses
Introductory Level Courses
Complete one of the following options:3
Option A 1
Applied Macroeconomics
and Applied Microeconomics
Option B
Economics and Finance for Non-Business Majors
Intermediate Level Courses
ECON 203Fundamental Mathematics for Economics3
ECON 207Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis3
or ECON 206 Managerial Economics
ECON 208Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis3
Complete 3-6 credits of electives from the list below. Students who opt for Option A above must take 3 credits; students who opt for Option B must take 6 credits.6
Total Credits18

Students majoring in Accounting or Business Administration will complete Option A as part of their major requirements.


ECON 201Data Analysis Tools in Economics and Business3
ECON 205Collective Bargaining: Theory and Practice3
ECON 213Economic History of the United States3
ECON 215The Economics of Social Problems3
ECON 221Economics of Professional Sports3
ECON 224Financial Economics3
ECON 240Economics of Time and Mind3
ECON 250Special Topics in Economics3,6
ECON 301Money and Banking3
ECON 303Economic Growth and Development3
ECON 308Public Finance3
ECON 310Urban and Regional Economics3
ECON 311Labor Economics3
ECON 314Development of Economic Thought3
ECON 317Optimization Methods for Economics3
ECON 320Latin American Environments and Economies in a Global Framework3
ECON 322Health Economics and Policy3
ECON 324Capital Markets and Financial Institutions3
ECON 370International Economics3
ECON 371World Trade and Investment3
ECON 381Global Economies and Markets3
ECON 390Applied Econometrics3
ECON 395Business Forecasting and Analytics3
ECON 398Economics Independent Study1-3
ECON 403Comparative Economic Systems3
ECON 405Economic Development of Sub-Saharan Africa3
ECON 408Strategic Thinking and Game Theory3
ECON 409Economics of National Security3
ECON 414Economics of Natural Resources and Global Warming3
ECON 419Economics Of Energy And Environmental Policy3
ECON 422Globalization and World Development3
ECON 430International Macroeconomic Policy3
ECON 438Advanced Seminar in Economics3
ECON 439Advanced Seminar in Economics: Honors I3
ECON 440Advanced Seminar in Economics: Honors II3
ECON 461Seminar in International Economic Geography3
ECON 490Real Estate Internship3
ECON 497Economics Independent Study3