The minimum requirement for a minor in economics is 18 credit hours in economics, including ECON 200 and ECON 201. At least six credit hours of the remaining twelve credit hours must be 300- or 400-level economics courses. Students may not receive credit toward the minor in economics for both ECON 270 and ECON 370.
Credit by Examination
Credit in ECON 200 will be granted to students who achieve a grade of 4 or 5 on the Advanced Placement Test in Macroeconomics administered by the Educational Testing Service. Credit in ECON 201 will be granted to students who achieve a grade of 4 or 5 on the Advanced Placement Test in Microeconomics.
Preparation for Graduate Study in Economics
While not formal requirements, students intending to pursue graduate work in economics are encouraged to select as many of the following courses as possible: