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This minor, offered through the College of Humanities and Sciences, requires a minimum of 18 credits in economics, including:

Course Title Hours
ECON 203Introduction to Economics 13
or ECON 205 The Economics of Product Development and Markets
or ECON 210 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 211Principles of Macroeconomics3
Choose at least two courses from 200- to 500-level economics courses6-12
Choose up to two courses from the following (prerequisites apply):0-6
Financial Management
Financial Mathematics
Issues in Risk Management and Insurance
Options, Futures and Swaps
Business Intelligence and Data Mining
Business Information Systems
Business Statistics I
Basic Practice of Statistics
Concepts of Statistics
Business Statistics II
Business Analytics
Data Mining and Forecasting
The Business of Sport and Fitness
STAT courses (300+ level)
Total Hours18

If selected, a minimum grade of B is required for ECON 203 or ECON 205.