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Minor in Economics


WHY?

Are you interested in business, finance, media, education, or government?  An economics minor better prepares you to pursue these goals.

Are you considering an MBA or going to law school?  An economics minor  will make you a stronger candidate.  Add value and strength to your degree with a minor in economics.

HOW?

The minor requires 15 credits in the following five courses:

    ECON 200 Principles of Microeconomics -  Introduction to microeconomic principles with focus on product and resource markets, profit maximization under various market structures, and international trade.
    ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics - Introduction to macroeconomic principles with focus on market-based economic systems, determinants of output, employment and inflation, monetary and fiscal policy tools, and international finance.
    ECON 350 Economic Development -  A study of economic growth and development issues, factors which impact economic development including technology, resources, economic structure, and government policy.
    ECON 353 Money, Banking, and Business - An introduction to monetary and banking systems with emphasis on the role of money and financial institutions, the determinants of money supply, and the relationship of money to economic activity.
    ECON 360 International Economics - This course explores topics surrounding international trade from various points of view, its theory and its historical development, its advantages and disadvantages. Basic principles of international economics and globalization form the underlying theme of this course, including trade, intellectual property, protectionism, income distribution, cultural diversity, development and finance. 

Please visit Dr. Gale Pooley at 226 HGB or call 808-675-3587 for more information.