Economics Minor

economics Minor Requirements

16 credits including:

ECON 210PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS4
ECON 411INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS4
or ECON 412 INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS
Select two of the following:8
ECONOMICS OF SPORTS
ECONOMICS OF COLLEGE SPORTS
TOPICS IN SPORTS ECONOMICS
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY ECONOMICS
ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS
NATURAL RESOURCE ECONOMICS
PUBLIC SECTOR ECONOMICS
ECONOMICS OF THE LAW
LABOR ECONOMICS
TOPICS IN ECONOMIC HISTORY
EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS
BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS
INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS
INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS
ECONOMETRICS
HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT
Total Credits16

Departmental Quantitative Advisory and Requirement Advisory

Students enrolling in economics courses must demonstrate the following quantitative prerequisites:

  1. To enroll in PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (ECON 210) a student is strongly advised to have done one of the following:
    1. completed a high school mathematics course sequence covering material equivalent to FINITE MATHEMATICS WITH CALCULUS (MATH 160); or
    2. completed or be simultaneously enrolled in FINITE MATHEMATICS WITH CALCULUS (MATH 160) or CALCULUS I (MATH 170), or the equivalent.
  2. To enroll in INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS (ECON 411) or INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS (ECON 412), a student must:
    1. complete FINITE MATHEMATICS WITH CALCULUS (MATH 160) or CALCULUS I (MATH 170) or the equivalent with a grade above a C-.

Departmental Policy on Prerequisites

The Economics Department presumes that students will have taken the applicable prerequisite(s) when registering for courses. However, all courses have the option of “consent of instructor.” Prerequisites will be waived only when the instructor and the department chair deem that a student’s background render the applicable prerequisite(s) unnecessary.