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Economics Minor

Division of Social Sciences - Adm
Division of Social Sciences
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2014
  • Required credits in this minor: 31
Objectives--The economics curriculum is designed to ensure that students * understand the nature and functioning of the market system; * are able to define criteria for assessing efficiency in the provision of goods and services; * investigate and assess the operation of economic institutions; * are able to evaluate alternative policies intended to enhance economic outcomes; * develop competence in quantitative methods and computing methods; * are able to conceptualize and analyze problems using the tools of economic theory, and communicate the results; * are competent in oral and written communication; and * are adequately prepared for graduate or professional school.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
Grades of D or D+ in ECON 1111-1112, MATH 1101, and STAT 1601 or 2601 may not be used to meet minor requirements. Courses may not be taken S-N unless offered S-N only. A minimum GPA of 2.00 is required in the minor to graduate. The GPA includes all, and only, University of Minnesota coursework. Grades of "F" are included in GPA calculation until they are replaced.
Required Courses
ECON 1111 - Principles of Microeconomics [SS] (4.0 cr)
ECON 1112 - Principles of Macroeconomics [SS] (4.0 cr)
ECON 3201 - Microeconomic Theory [SS] (4.0 cr)
ECON 3202 - Macroeconomic Theory [SS] (4.0 cr)
MATH 1101 - Calculus I [M/SR] (5.0 cr)
STAT 1601 - Introduction to Statistics [M/SR] (4.0 cr)
or STAT 2601 - Statistical Methods [M/SR] (4.0 cr)
Elective Courses
No more than 4 credits from each of the following can be applied to the major: ECON x993 - Directed Study ECON 4501 - Senior Research Seminar in Economics and Management
Take 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
· ECON 3005 - Experimental and Behavioral Economics I [SS] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3006 - Experimental and Behavioral Economics II [SS] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3007 - Environmental and Natural Resource Economics I [ENVT] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3008 - Environmental and Natural Resource Economics II [ENVT] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3009 - Political Economy [SS] (4.0 cr)
· ECON 3014 - Game Theory: The Theory of Strategic Behavior I [SS] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3015 - Game Theory: The Theory of Strategic Behavior II [SS] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3113 - Money, Banking, and Financial Markets [SS] (4.0 cr)
· ECON 3121 - Public Economics I [SS] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3122 - Public Economics II [SS] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3131 - Comparative Economic Systems [IP] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3133 - Economics of China [IP] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3134 - Cooperative Business Model [SS] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3141 - Economic Development and Growth I [IP] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3142 - Economic Development and Growth II [IP] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3153 - Contemporary Global Economic Issues [IP] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3211 - History of Economic Thought I [HIST] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3212 - History of Economic Thought II [HIST] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3351 - Globalization: Examining India's Social and Economic Development [IP] (4.0 cr)
· ECON 3501 - Introduction to Econometrics [M/SR] (4.0 cr)
· ECON 3993 - Directed Study (1.0-5.0 cr)
· ECON 4101 - Labor Economics I [HDIV] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 4102 - Labor Economics II (2.0 cr)
· ECON 4111 - Mathematical Economics I (2.0 cr)
· ECON 4112 - Mathematical Economics II (2.0 cr)
· ECON 4121 - International Trade Theory (2.0 cr)
· ECON 4131 - International Finance (2.0 cr)
· ECON 4501 - Senior Research Seminar in Economics and Management (2.0 cr)
· ECON 4993 - Directed Study (1.0-5.0 cr)
· ECON 3xxx
· ECON 4xxx
 
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