Academic Catalog

2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Economics Minor

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Degree Type Offered: Minor

Consists of 24 credit hours (8 three-credit courses):

MATH-140 Introduction to Statistics

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Basic descriptive statistics, probability, hypothesis testing, correlation, and regression. Statistical computer software is used to analyze data. Prerequisites: MATH-118, MATH-110, MATH-115, or satisfactory performance on placement test

ECON-200 Principles of Macroeconomics

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Introduces scarcity, opportunity cost, and supply and demand analysis, with special emphasis on aggregate economic growth, unemployment, inflation, and fiscal and monetary policies. Prerequisite: FILA-150 or FILA-350 FILA general education: social sciences

ECON-210 Principles of Microeconomics

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Analysis of individual choice and market behavior, with special emphasis on price and output relationships and the economics of the firm. Prerequisite: FILA-150 or FILA-350 FILA general education: social sciences

ECON-400 Intermediate Macroeconomics Theory

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall Only

Analyzes economic growth, business cycles, and the impact of economic institutions and policies on aggregate economic performance and living standards. Prerequisite: ECON-200

ECON-410 Intermediate Microeconomics Theory

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Spring Only

Theoretical and applied development of consumer choice, firm behavior, price and income determination, market behavior, and government policy. Prerequisite: ECON-210

Plus 9 additional credits in ECON courses numbered 300 or above

Credits for ECON-480, ECON-490, ECON-491 and ECON-499 may not be applied to the requirements for either the major or minor in economics.