Note: Students majoring in PP&E and EPA cannot minor in Economics. This minor is open to students majoring in Law and Policy.
The study of economics emphasizes conceptual and analytical thinking. With a minor in Economics, you will gain a solid understanding of economics and its historical, political, environmental and social contexts by learning how to:
Engage in and employ economic reasoning;
Examine and explain the economics behind current events;
Analyze the relationship between economics and other areas of inquiry.
As an Economics minor, your studies prepare you for careers in teaching, journalism, business and law, as well as for admission to graduate programs in public policy, law, business, international relations, journalism, and related fields.
ECONOMICS MINOR REQUIREMENTS (25 CREDITS)
All minors must be completed with a cumulative 2.0 GPA. Students may request to transfer up to ten (10) credits to be applied toward the courses fulfilling the minor.