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The economics faculty believes strongly in its role as a provider of education in economics to a broad range of students in other majors. Even moderate contact with the concepts and applications of economics will be valuable to most students. The minor in economics provides recognition to the student who does not want a major in economics but who has taken several courses in the area.
This minor is open to all students except economics and business economics majors.
Requirements for a liberal arts minor in economics
The minor in economics consists of a minimum of 18 credits in economics courses including any prerequisites for these courses. Students taking ECN 1500 or ECN 1600 beforeECN 2010or ECN 2020 (or ECN 2000) who subsequently want to minor in economics, should talk to the minor coordinator.