Minor Area of Specialization in Quantitative Economics (STEM)
The Minor in Quantitative Economics equips students with solid analytical tools supporting critical thinking on economic issues. Students will be able to comprehend major economic trends and build competence in the application of economic theories to specific fields. This program emphasizes the interpretation and development of quantitative economics applications.
Business students may pursue a minor in Quantitative Economics by taking 12 credit hours of STEM-designated Economics courses, per the curriculum requirements, in addition to the Business Core courses.
Curriculum Requirements for Business Students
|ECO 211||Principles of Microeconomics (taken as part of the Business Core)||3|
|ECO 212||Principles of Macroeconomics (taken as part of the Business Core)||3|
|ECO 302||Microeconomic Theory 1||3|
|Choice Courses for the Minor|
|Select three courses from the following: 2||9|
|Game Theory in Economic Applications.|
|Directed Studies in Economics|
|Special Topics in Economics (STEM topics)|
|Mathematical Economics and Applications|
|Empirical Labor Economics|
|Topics in Mathematical Economics|
|Advanced Macroeconomic Theory|
|Advanced Microeconomic Theory|
|Total Credit Hours||18|
Course pre-requisites vary by course.
NOTE: All specific coursework for the minor in Quantitative Economics must be completed with a grade of "C-" or higher. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required for all specific coursework taken in the minor area of specialization.
No course may double count in any other major, minor, or cognate.