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Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, Minor

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The Economics Department offers a minor in Economics which requires completion of 20 credits of departmental courses, including12 credits of electives. A minimum 2.0 grade point average is required. Any student interested in an Economics minor should consult with a faculty member in the Economics Department. All 300+ economics courses (ECON) have either ECON 103  or ECON 181  as a pre-req.

Program Learning Outcomes

A successful graduate with an economics minor will be able to:

  • read and understand standard textbooks and general publications covering economic topics
  • write essays, short papers or major research papers in a clear and concise fashion, with emphasis on content, style, and analytical rigor
  • organize and present ideas and information orally as part of a team and as a sole presenter
  • use data and statistics to understand and to analyze relevant problems
  • use contemporary information technology effectively, including the library, Internet and computer software applications
  • design and carry out independent and collaborative projects

Minor Requirements: 20 Credits

Electives: 12 Credits

Economics Electives: 12 credits with a minimum of 4 credits at 300+ level.

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