Economics Minor Course Requirements

College of Business Administration students cannot minor in Economics.
To complete the requirements for a minor in Economics, students need to complete 18 credits as specified below:

  • ECON 1103 (Principles of Microeconomics) 3 credits 
  • ECON 1104 (Principles of Macroeconomics) 3 credits
  • Select four courses from:
    • ECON 3040 (Global Applied Learning Project) 3 credits 
    • ECON 4005 (Sports Economics) 3 credits
    • ECON 4006 (Industrial Organization) 3 credits
    • ECON 4008 (Economics and Law) 3 credits
    • ECON 4010 (Public Finance)* 3 credits
    • ECON 4012 (Urban and Regional Economics) 3 credits
    • ECON 4016 (Environmental and Natural Resource Economics)** 3 credits
    • ECON 4020 (Economics of Labor Markets)* 3 credits
    • ECON 4022 (Economics of Healthcare & Health Policy)*** 3 credits
    • ECON 4040 (International Economic Issues)**** 3 credits
    • ECON 4044 (International Currency Markets) 3 credits
    • ECON 4045 (Comparative Economic Development) 3 credits
    • ECON 4046 (International Trade) 3 credits
    • ECON 4047 (Development Economics)*** 3 credits
    • ECON 4049 (Public Policy and Finance in Latin American Cities) 3 credits
    • ECON 4060 (Introduction to Econometrics) 3 credits
    • ECON 4065 (Introduction to Mathematical Economics) 3 credits
    • ECON 4070 (Economics and Ethics) 3 credits
    • ECON 4072 (Behavioral Economics)*** 3 credits
    • ECON 4080 (Money, Banking, and Monetary Policy) 3 credits
    • ECON 4931 (Topics in Economics) 3 credits
    • ECON 4995 (Independent Study) 3 credits

A 3-credit course in Statistics is also required: MATH 1700 or equivalent.

The course satisfies the Social Science requirement in the following Discovery Tier Theme of the MU Core Curriculum:

*          Individuals and Communities
**         Expanding Our Horizons
***       Basic Needs and Justice
****     Crossing Boundaries