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Minor in Economics

The Minor in Economics is available to any non-Economics or non-Business Economics major.

A minimum of 24 units which must include:

Lower Division:

Complete each of the following courses with a grade of "C" or better:

  • ECON 100 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
    Prerequisites: MATH 103 or higher.
  • ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
    Prerequisite: MATH 103 or higher.

Students with upper division standing declaring the minor may subsitute ECON 300 for ECON 100 and ECON 101 with departmental consent.

Take one of the following courses:

  • MATH 115 Calculus for Business (4)
    Prerequisite: Appropriate ELM score, ELM exemption, or MAPB 11.
  • MATH 122 Calculus I (4)
    Prerequisite: Appropriate MDPT placement or a grade of "C" or better in MATH 111 and MATH 113.

Upper Division:

Complete each of the following courses with grades of "C" or better:

  • ECON 310 Microeconomic Theory (3)
    Prerequisites: ECON 100, ECON 101, and either MATH 115 or MATH 122, with grades of "C" or better in all prerequisite courses.
  • ECON 311 Macroeconomic Theory (3)
    Prerequisites: ECON 100, ECON 101, and either MATH 115 or MATH 122, with grades of "C" or better in all prerequisite courses.

Take at least three additional upper division economics courses, of which at least one must be at the 400 level.

The following courses may not be taken as upper division electives in economics: ECON 300, ECON 495, ECON 499


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