Dec 05, 2021  
2020-2021 General Catalog 

Economics (Minor)

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Have strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Have effective written communication skills.
  • Be able to conduct basic econometric analysis; appreciate the major issues involved in estimating, using, interpreting and evaluating econometric models.
  • Understand macroeconomic principles at an intermediate level and be able to apply standard models to contemporary policy questions and problems.
  • Understand microeconomic principles at an intermediate level and be able to apply them to the analysis of individual, firm and market behavior.
  • Be able to model and solve a wide range of optimization problems in economics and related fields.
  • Understand basic probability and statistical inference and be able to apply these concepts in data analysis and decision making.

Program Information

  • Students must earn a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in the minor requirements.

Economics Minor Curriculum Summary (18 Credits)

Elective Courses (9 Credits)

  • 9 credits of upper-division ECON electives

Total Credits, Minor: 18