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Economics Minor

Semester Requirements

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An 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.

Course
Prerequisite
Choose one of the following
   ECON-101    Principles of Microeconomics
   ECON-101H    Honors Economics
Required Courses
ECON-201 Principles of Macroeconomics
Electives
 
Theory and policy
Choose two or three of the following
   ECON-401    Intermediate Microeconomics Theory
   ECON-402    Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
   ECON-405    International Trade and Finance
   ECON-406    Global Economic Issues
   ECON-407    Industrial Organization
   ECON-420    Environmental Economics
   ECON-421    Natural Resource Economics
   ECON-422    Benefit-Cost Analysis
   ECON-430    Managerial Economics
   ECON-431    Monetary Analysis and Policy
   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
 
Quantitative
Choose one or two of the following
   ECON-403    Econometrics I
   ECON-404    Mathematical Methods: Economics
   ECON-410    Game Theory: Economic Applications

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An 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 enrolled in the economics program.

Prerequisite—Choose one of the following:
0511-211 Principles of Microeconomics
0511-325 Honors Economics

Required Course:
0511-402 Principles of Macroeconomics

Electives*
Choose three of the following theory and policy courses:
0511-440 Urban Economics
0511-441 Economics of Human Resources
0511-442 Contemporary International Economic Problems
0511-443 Current American Macroeconomic Problems
0511-444 Public Finance
0511-445 Survey of Economic Thought
0511-448 Economics of Less Developed Countries
0511-449 Comparative Economic Systems
0511-450 Benefit-Cost Analysis
0511-452 Monetary Analysis and Policy
0511-453 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
0511-454 International Trade and Finance
0511-455 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
0511-456 Industrial Organization
0511-459 Managerial Economics
0511-461 Seminar in Applied Economics
0511-466 Health Care Economics
0511-467 Economics of Native America
0511-480 Economic Role of Women
0511-481 Environmental Economics
0511-484 Natural Resource Economics
0511-571 Honors Seminar in Economics

Choose one of the following quantitative courses:
0511-457 Applied Econometrics
0511-458 Economic Forecasting
0511-460 Mathematical Methods: Economics
0511-464 Game Theory with Economic Applications

* Students should check with an adviser for any courses which may require pre-requisites.