Economics Department information
The Minor in Economics is designed for students who wish to concentrate in another area but whose career goals require a strong background in economics. This minor is particularly well suited to students who wish to pursue careers in business, finance, government, journalism, law, or related areas. Successful completion of the Minor in Economics is recorded on the official transcript.
Eighteen credits in economics as follows:
- ECN 201 - Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics) (3)
- ECN 202 - Principles of Economics (Microeconomics) (3)
- ECN 315 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (3).
- ECN 354 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (3).
- Two additional courses at the 300 level or above, selected in consultation with an Economics Department advisor.
Faculty Advisor: Paula Nas
Prospective Honors Program students are urged to acquaint themselves as early as possible with the requirements above as well as with the particular procedures for acceptance into the Economics Department Honors Program. See the departmental honors advisor or the Honors Program Director for this information.
- MTH 121 - Calculus I (4)
All requirements of the Economics General Program (BA) or Economics General Program (BS) , to include:
- ECN 391 - Directed Reading in Economics (1-3).
- ECN 394 - Directed Research in Economics (1-3).
- ECN 495 - Honors Thesis I (4).
- ECN 496 - Honors Thesis II (4).
All requirements of the University Honors Program .
Minimum Credits for the Degree: 120 credits (BA), 124 credits (BS)