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Economics Minor

A minor in economics can open your eyes to global and national economic issues and understanding. What better complement to a major in environmental studies and planning or urban planning, not to mention political science or the study of international studies and business?

What Will I Learn?

The economics program offers an 18 credit hour minor for students majoring in disciplines other than economics. This minor provides students with an understanding of basic economic theory and applied economic analysis. Many accounting, marketing and management students elect this minor to augment their major.

What is Unique About Our Program?

  • Augment your business major. Students studying business are required to take at least four economics courses and can easily acquire an economics minor by taking 2–3 additional courses.
  • Augment your non-business major. Students obtaining majors in other areas can also acquire the economics minor by using their free electives to meet the 18-hour requirement for the minor.

What Are My Career Opportunities?

Our Courses Open Doors to Career Opportunities

The specialized courses in public finance, money and banking, money and capital markets, stock market investment and analysis, corporate financial analysis, econometric, economic issues in economics and finance lead to careers in:

  • Commercial banking
  • Investment banking
  • Market analysis
  • Brokerage security sales
  • Consulting
  • Budget analyst
  • Business economist
  • Transportation planning
  • Forecasting
  • Market research
  • Commodity analysis
  • Actuary
  • Census bureau
  • Tax analysis
  • E-commerce
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