Minor Area of Specialization in Quantitative Economics (STEM)
The Minor in Quantitative Economics equips non-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.
Non-Business students may pursue a minor in Quantitative Economics by taking 15 credit hours of predominantly STEM-designated Economics courses, per the curriculum requirements.
Curriculum Requirements for 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 Quantitative 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 Quantitative Economics. Instead the non-business student should simply declare the Quantitative Economics minor and complete the required 15 credit hours of Economics courses, according to the following:
|ECO 211||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|ECO 212||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|ECO 302||Microeconomic Theory 1||3|
|Choice Courses for the Minor|
|Select two courses from the following: 2||6|
|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||15|
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.