Applied Economics Minor

College of Professional Studies and Social Sciences

For information contact Timothy Kearney, PhD

The minor in applied economics will provide the student with a foundation of methods for analyzing the markets, institutions and actors that drive the economy. This foundation includes developing expertise in quantitative methods, ethics, and institutional or historical analysis. The minor is open to all majors and may be of particular interest to Government, Law and National Security majors, History majors, and Mathematics majors.

Course Sequence

Required Courses

Choose two of the following:

 

BUS 205

Macroeconomics

3

BUS 206

Microeconomics

3

BUS 207

Management of Human Resources

3

Plus:

 

BUS 350

Money and Banking

3

Select three courses from the following:

ACC 311

Managerial Accounting

3

BUS 300

Quantitative Methods I

3

BUS 307

Managerial Science

3

BUS 434

Investments and Investment Management

3

BUS 465

Special Topics in Busines (where Econmics-related)

3

HCM 371

Health Care Finance

3

HIS 410

Seminar on Global Issues

3

POL 308

Comparative Government

3

SMG 401

Sports Economics

3

Total 18 credits; see the relevant department for course descriptions. Students are responsible for meeting all all departmental prerequisites for any courses chosen for the minor.