Economics Minor

*Effective Fall 2020, this minor is being phased out and has a 3-year teach out plan. More information can be found here.

In view of the number of ways that economics affects the lives of individuals, organizations, and nations, it is not surprising that an economics minor provides a useful complement to many different major fields of study. This is particularly true for students majoring in business, political science or history, but students in areas as diverse as communications, nursing, and criminal justice may also benefit by taking a minor in economics. Completion of the Economics minor requires the following courses:

Minor Requirements
ECO 260Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECO 261Principles of Microeconomics3
Select twelve credit hours from Economics courses numbered 300 or higher12
Total Credit Hours18

University Graduation Requirements

  1. Have a valid and declared major on file (minors cannot be awarded in the same areas as the major, emphasis or concentration).
  2. Earn a minimum of 3 credit hours beyond the major, emphasis, concentration and/or general studies requirements.
  3. Earn a minor GPA of at least 2.0.