Economics Minor Core

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The minor in economics consists of 18 credit hours of economic courses as follows:

  • EC150 Principles of Microeconomics
  • or Economic Principles and Engineering or EC350 Economics*
  • EC151 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • or Economic Principles and Engineering or EC350 Economics*
  • EC311** Intro to Econometrics

Economics Electives

Students must complete three or four electives (9 credit hours) of 300- or 400-level EC-designated courses if a student has taken EC150 and EC151. Four electives (12 credit hours) of 300- or 400-level EC-designated courses if a student has taken EC350.

*A student may not take EC150 or EC151 if a student has taken EC350. Entry to EC350 is limited to students who have declared a major in engineering and management or a major in the School of Engineering.

** Students who have completed Stat383 Probability and Statistics are exempt from EC311 but will have to complete another upper-level economics course to replace EC311.

Hear From Our Students

Brendan Sinko '19
"The economics minor has encouraged the education of fundamental and advanced economics concepts, while putting an emphasis on real-world application. The professors have created a cohesive course load that enables students to apply knowledge from their respective majors in the classroom. This minor has given me a competitive edge while pursuing a career in finance."

Brendan Sinko '19, financial information and analysis