Minor in Economics
The economics minor focuses on a deep understanding of the economic environment of business, including labor, environmental, and international issues. Students become grounded in economic theory and practical applications.
The Benefits of Adding a Minor
A minor can help students complement their bachelor’s degree and stand out to future employers, helping them expand their employment opportunities as they study an additional area of interest. Complementary minors provide students the opportunity to demonstrate added expertise in their field and specialize in an area that may provide an edge in their job search, and also add knowledge that can be used throughout an individual’s career.
The economics minor allows no more than three courses in the student’s major to count toward this minor.
|ECON 200||Survey of Economics 1||3|
|ECON 350||Intermediate Macroeconomics 2||3|
|ECON 351||Intermediate Microeconomics 3||3|
|Select four of the following:||12|
|Urban and Regional Economics|
|Special Topics in Economics|
|Financial Markets and Institutions|
|International Trade and Finance|
|Theory and Practice of Public Administration|
|Public Administration Practicum 4, 5|
Meets the General Education Social Sciences requirement.
Offered Fall semester.
Offered Spring semester.
Meets the General Education Civic Knowledge and Engagement requirement.
PADM 399 counts for 3 units of minor elective credit and 3 units of non-minor elective credit.
Program Learning OutcomesStudents who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
- Competent Business Knowledge: Demonstrate knowledge in multiple business disciplines, including management, finance, marketing, accounting and economics.
- Critical Thinking: Identify and solve business problems using analytical and critical thinking skills.
- Christian Business Ethics: Demonstrate the ability to evaluate business decisions based on a Christian perspective.
- Written Communication: Convey ideas clearly through professional written communication.
- Oral Communication: Express ideas effectively through professional oral presentations.
- Collaborative Teamwork: Demonstrate the ability to function as an effective business team member.
- Comprehensive Global Awareness: Identify cultural, economic and political aspects of business in a global environment.
- Discipline Knowledge: Demonstrate knowledge of economics concepts.
- Discipline Problem Solving/Strategy: Solve core economics problems, or analyze economics situations and provide strategy for effectiveness.