Economics degree overview

Minor in Economics

This program highlights the decision making of people in a business—entrepreneurs, managers, employees, executives, shareholders, etc.—as well as the impact of those decisions on society. Within the major, you can customize an economics degree to your preferences and skill by choosing a concentration in areas such as entrepreneurship, global operations, leadership, marketing or any other concentration the Angell Snyder School of Business has to offer. As a graduate, you will have critical thinking skills well rounded in the liberal arts tradition to be successful in providing solutions to problems found in business and life. These skills will include the ability to analyze existing systems or institutions, find economic data and other existing knowledge to apply it to a problem and then form recommendations to enhance efficiency and/or equity. Oral and written communication skills coupled with the economic way of thinking will provide you with the necessary skills to enter the real world with confidence to be excellent at what you do for yourself, your family, community and society.

Career Opportunities Include:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Management
  • Small Business Management
  • Banking Industry
  • Consulting
  • Research Associate
  • Non-profit Business
  • Graduate School

For detailed curriculum and more please visit the University Catalog entry for this program.

Business Economics Minor Courses

Required Courses: Elevtives:

Minimum of an additional 9 credits of upper division ECO courses.

An upper division OAD course may be permitted if only 2 ECO courses are taken as electives.

For detailed curriculum and more please visit the Course Catalog entryfor this program.

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