Minor Area of Specialization in Quantitative Economics (STEM)
The Minor in Quantitative Economics equips business students with solid analytical tools and econometric techniques supporting critical thinking to deal with economic problems. Students will be able to comprehend major economic trends and apply economic theories and quantitative techniques to the analysis of 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|
Pre-requisites for ECO 302 : ECO 211 and MTH 141 or MTH 151 or MTH 161 or MTH 171 or an equivalent Calculus 1 course or higher
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.