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About the Minor
The Department offers a minor in Economics to students who want to develop some knowledge in this field but wish to major in another discipline. Students completing a Business Administration degree, a minor in Environmental Studies, a Certificate in Conservation Biology, a Certificate in Actuarial Studies, or a Math degree with related coursework in Economics can obtain a minor with just a few extra courses.
Requirements for the Minor
Candidates for a minor in economics must take a minimum of 15 hours in economics.
The following courses are required:
For the remaining 9 hours, 3 hours must be at or above the 2000 level and 6 hours must be at or above the 3000 level. It is recommended that students take ECON 3001, Intermediate Economic Theory: Microeconomics and/or ECON 3002, Intermediate Economic Theory: Macroeconomics. ECON 3100, Economics Statistics, cannot be counted towards the economics minor if the student has also taken LOG OM 3300, MATH 1320, or equivalent.
For more information, contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Michael Allison.