Minor in Business Economics

Program style: hands-on, traditional lecture, and individualized instruction.  

What will I study?

The Business Economics minor gives you a solid understanding of today’s global business environment and market structure. It combines the study of economic theory with business applications within an ethical framework. You will acquire the analytical and problem solving skills needed to investigate and critically evaluate economic trends and business conditions.

Curriculum (18 credits)

  • EC 202 Principles of Microeconomics

  • EC 203 Principles of Macroeconomics

  • EC 302 Money and Financial Institutions

  • EC 313 Managerial Economics

  • Two Economics electives at the 200 level or higher

Is a minor in Business Economics right for me?

A minor in Business Economics is useful for explaining the economic environment for business decisions. It really helps future business professionals articulate policy recommendations that are congruent with the actual and projected economic environment of business operations.  It is a good supplement for “operational” areas of business, such as accounting, finance, marketing, etc.

When should I declare a minor?

By the end of your freshman year since it takes a minimum of five semesters to complete the required courses. Please talk with your advisor before declaring a minor.

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