Minor Area of Specialization in Economics for Business Students (People & Society)

Curriculum Requirements - Business Students

Minor Area of Specialization in Economics
ECO 211Economic Principles and Problems (taken as part of the Business Core)3
ECO 212Economic Principles and Problems (taken as part of the Business Core)3
ECO 300Microeconomic Theory And Applications 1, 23
or ECO 302 Micro Economic Theory
Select three courses from the following: 39
Macro Economic Theory
Labor Economics (I)
Economics of Developing Countries
Latin America And The Global Economy
ECONOMICS OF POVERTY
Health Economics
Contemporary Issues in Monetary Economics
Economic Growth
International Trade Theory
International Monetary Economics
Economic Analysis of Energy and Commodity Markets
Global Economics: Trade and Currencies
Industrial Organization
Students who have completed MTH 161 or its equivalent & ECO 302 may select only one course (3 credit hours) of their minor choice courses from the following STEM courses:
Applied Econometrics (additional pre-requisite of MAS 202 or MAS 312)
Game Theory in Economic Applications. (pre-requisite MTH 161 or equivalent)
Special Topics in Economics (STEM-designated courses, such as Economics of Uncertainty or Applied Computation in Economics)
Mathematical Economics And Applications 4
Mathematical Economics (II)
Econometrics
Advanced Microeconomic Theory
Total Credit Hours18
1

Pre-requisites for ECO 300ECO 211ECO 212 , and  MAS 110 or MTH 130 or MTH 141 or MTH 151 or MTH 161 or MTH 171  or an equivalent calculus course or higher

2

Pre-requisites for ECO 302ECO 211 , ECO 212 , and MTH 141 or MTH 151 or MTH 161 or MTH 171 or an equivalent Calculus 1 course or higher

3

All advanced courses in Economics (except for ECO 303 and ECO 444) require ECO 300 or the more technical version, ECO 302.  Some specifically require ECO 302.

4

 Additional pre-requisite for ECO 510MAS 202 or  MAS 311 or  IEN 311 or  MTH 224

5

  MTH 161 or its equivalent and ECO 302 are required for this track. 

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NOTE:  All specific coursework for the minor in Economics must be completed with a grade of "C-" or higher.  A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required for all specific coursework taken in the minor area of specialization.

Curriculum Requirements - Non - Business Students 

Interested students should consult with an academic advisor in the School or College of their degree/major to determine if the minor in Economics is acceptable. If so, neither advice nor consent from either the Office of Undergraduate Business Education or the Economics department is necessary for a student to choose or complete a minor in Economics. Instead the non-business student should simply declare the Economics minor and complete the required 15 credit hours of Economics courses, according to the following:

Minor Area of Specialization in Economics
Political Economy Track (People & Society)
ECO 211Economic Principles and Problems3
ECO 212Economic Principles and Problems3
ECO 300Microeconomic Theory And Applications 1, 23
or ECO 302 Micro Economic Theory
Select two courses from the following: 36
Macro Economic Theory
Labor Economics (I)
Economics of Developing Countries
Latin America And The Global Economy
ECONOMICS OF POVERTY
Health Economics
Contemporary Issues in Monetary Economics
Economic Growth
International Trade Theory
International Monetary Economics
Economic Analysis of Energy and Commodity Markets
Global Economics: Trade and Currencies
Industrial Organization
Students who have completed MTH 161 or its equivalent & ECO 302 may select only one course (3 credit hours) of their minor choice courses from the following STEM courses:
Applied Econometrics (additional pre-requisite of MAS 202 or MAS 312 or the equivalent)
Game Theory in Economic Applications. (pre-requisite MTH 161 or equivalent)
Special Topics in Economics (STEM-designated courses, such as Economics of Uncertainty or Applied Computation in Economics)
Mathematical Economics And Applications 4
Mathematical Economics (II)
Econometrics
Advanced Microeconomic Theory
Total Credit Hours15
1

Pre-requisites for ECO 300ECO 211ECO 212 , and  MAS 110 or MTH 130 or MTH 141 or MTH 151 or MTH 161 or MTH 171  or an equivalent calculus course or higher

2

Pre-requisites for ECO 302ECO 211 , ECO 212 , and MTH 141 or MTH 151 or MTH 161 or MTH 171 or an equivalent Calculus 1 course or higher

3

All advanced courses in Economics (except for ECO 303 and ECO 444) require ECO 300 or the more technical version, ECO 302.  Some specifically require ECO 302.

4

 Additional pre-requisite for ECO 510MAS 202 or  MAS 311 or  IEN 311 or  MTH 224

5

  MTH 161 or its equivalent and ECO 302 are required for this track. 

*

NOTE:  All specific coursework for the minor in Economics must be completed with a grade of "C-" or higher.  A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required for all specific coursework taken in the minor area of specialization.