Economics Minor

Economics explores the decisions made by individuals, businesses, governments and societies in the production, distribution and consumption of goods, services and resources. A minor in economics gives students an introduction to economic theory and its application. It complements many major courses of study, but especially majors in social sciences.  

Minor Requirements

Prerequisite Course (3 Hours)

Course Title Credits
MATH 122Calculus for Business Administration and Social Sciences3
or MATH 141 Calculus I
Total Credit Hours3

Required Courses (6-12 Hours)

Course Title Credits
Select one of the following:6
Principles of Microeconomics
and Principles of Macroeconomics
Introduction to Economics
and Principles of Microeconomics 1
Introduction to Economics
and Principles of Macroeconomics 1
ECON 321Intermediate Microeconomic Theory3
ECON 322Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory3
Total Credit Hours12

If a student earned an A in ECON 224, then they are exempted from also taking ECON 221 or ECON 222, but one additional ECON elective must be taken.  If ECON 221, ECON 222 or ECON 224 are being used to meet other College or Major requirements, then additional ECON electives must be taken to substitute for those courses.

Electives (6-12 Hours)

ECON electives at the 300 level or higher, excluding ECON 499 and ECON 511.