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The Economics Minor provides a systematic analysis of economic issues through the study of the allocation of scarce resources into production and the distribution of production among the members of society. This minor is closed to students majoring in economics.

Once one completes the prerequisite course, the Economics Minor comprises five courses, as follows:

Prerequisite

Choose one of the following:

ECON-101

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON-101H

Honors Microeconomics

Required Course

ECON-201

Principles of Macroeconomics

Electives

Theory and policy

Choose two or three of the following:

ECON-401

Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

ECON-402

Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

ECON-405

International Trade and Finance

ECON-406

Global Economic Issues

ECON-407

Industrial Organization

ECON-421

Natural Resource Economics

ECON-422

Benefit-Cost Analysis

ECON-430

Managerial Economics

ECON-431

Monetary Analysis and Policy

ECON-432

Open Economy Macroeconomics

ECON-440

Urban Economics

ECON-441

Labor Economics

ECON-444

Public Finance

ECON-445

History of Economic Thought

ECON-448

Development Economics

ECON-449

Comparative Economic Systems

ECON-450

Health Care Economics

ECON-451

Economics of Women and the Family

ECON-452

Economics of Native America

ECON-453 Behavioral and Experimental Economics

ECON-520

Environmental Economics

Quantitative

Choose one or two of the following:

ECON-401

Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

(Note: If taken in Fall 2015 or beyond, this course may count as either a Theory and Policy course or as a Quantitative course)

ECON-403

Econometrics I

ECON-404

Mathematical Methods: Economics

ECON-410

Game Theory: Economic Applications

ECON-411 Computational Economics
ECON-503 Econometrics II