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Economics, Minor

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Requirements

The Minor in Economics is intended for graduates from other disciplines to obtain the basics of economic theory and application to facilitate their ability to use economics analytical processes in the development of professional careers. Graduates learn the concepts of marginal analysis, demand and supply theory, characteristics of production and cost processes, and other related issues.

Total Program Credits: 18

Discipline Core Requirements: 12 Credits
  ECON 2010 Principles of Economics I 3
  ECON 2020 Principles of Economics II 3
  ECON 3020 Managerial Economics 3
  ECON 3830 History of Economic Thought 3
Elective Requirements: 6 Credits
 Choose six hours from the following courses: 6
  ECON 3030 Intermediate Macroeconomics (3)  
  ECON 3040 Environmental Economics (3)  
  ECON 3370 Economic Modeling and Quantitative Analysis (3)  
  ECON 3810 Labor Economics (3)  
  ECON 3820 Economic Development (3)  
  ECON 4150 Public Finance (3)  
  FIN 4100 Management of Financial Institutions (3)  
  FIN 4180 International Finance Management (3)  

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ECON 2010* Principles of Economics I 3
  Semester total: 3
Note:*Pre-requisites are required to be taken. Please see the advisor.  
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ECON 2020* Principles of Economics II 3
  Semester total: 3
Note: *Pre-requisites are required to be taken. Please see the advisor.   
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
ECON 3020 Managerial Economics 3
ECON 3830 History of Economic Thought 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Choose six hours from the following:
ECON 3030 Intermediate Macroeconomics (3)  
ECON 3040 Environmental Economics (3)  
ECON 3370 Economic Modeling and Quantitative Analysis (3)  
ECON 3810 Labor Economics (3)  
ECON 3820  Economic Development (3)  
ECON 4150  Public Finance (3)  
FIN 4100  Management of Financial Institutions (3)  
FIN 4180  International Finance Management (3)  
  Semester total: 6
  Degree total: 18

Department

Finance and Economics

The Finance and Economics department is in the Woodbury School of Business. To find the most up-to-date information from the Finance-Economics department, visit their website.

Finance and Economics department

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