The requirements for a minor in Economics are completion of Econ142, Principles of Microeconomics; Econ 144, Principles of Macroeconomics: and completion of four other Economics courses numbered 300 or above. The minor in economics can emphasize areas within economics with particular choices of the additional four courses such as:
1. International Economics: Econ 520, Microeconomics; Econ 522, Macroeconomics; Econ 604, International Trade; and Econ 605, International Finance.
2. Economic History: Econ 530, American Economic Development; Econ 535, Economic History of Europe; Econ 540, Recent American Economic History; and Econ 505, History of Economic Analysis.
3. Applied Microeconomics: Econ 520, Microeconomics; Econ 630, Industrial Organization and Antitrust Policy; Econ 631, Economics of Regulation; and Econ 640, Labor Economics.
4. Applied Macroeconomics: Econ 522, Macroeconomics; Econ 582, Economic Growth and Development; Econ 600, Money and Banking; and Econ 605, International Finance.
5. Environmental and Resource Economics: Econ 510, Energy Economics; Econ 520 Microeconomics; Econ 550, Environmental Economics; and Econ 610, Resource Economics and Environmental Policy.
6. Economic Issues Around the World: Econ 562, The Russian Economy; Econ 563, Current Economic Issues of East Europe; Econ 583, Economic Issues of East Asia; and Econ 584, Economic Development of Latin America.
The above course groups are possibilities but students are not required to complete groups of courses for the Economics minor. Other valuable Economics courses are not listed in the above groups. Interested students should consult with an Economics advisor regarding questions about possible courses.