Global economics

Minor in global economics

18 credit hours

  • Econ 200, Principles of Economics 3
  • Econ 315, Economic Models & Measurement3
  • Four of the following12
    • Any Econ course
    • Bus 350, International business
    • Bus or Econ course designated as a global education course

Student learning outcomes

Graduates in global economics will:

  1. Identify and articulate how personal values and ethical considerations inform and impact economics.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the roles, goals, key concepts, methods, and tools utilized in economics.
  3. Acquire skills needed to influence, inspire, and motivate individuals and groups to achieve results.
  4. Identify opportunities, analyze information, and apply frameworks for effective problem-solving and decision-making.

Planning and advising notes

Additional mathematics courses are encouraged if graduate work in economics is anticipated.

Minimum academic requirement

All global economics minors must earn a grade of C- or higher in all courses required for the minor. Failure to attain this level of achievement requires the student to either repeat the course (for specific requirements) or take an additional course (an option for elective courses) and achieve a grade of C- or higher.