Business and Economics Minors Curriculum Requirements

Minor(s)

Minor in Business Administration

A student with a major in another department may, with the permission of the Business and Communications Department Chair, minor in Business Administration.

  Credits
Required Courses  
BUAC 201 - Financial Accounting 3
BUMK 200 - Marketing 3
BUMG 200 - Management 3
BUEC 204 - Microeconomics 3
Business Electives 6
Total Credits  18

Minor in Economics

A student with a major in another department may, with the permission of the Business and Communications Department Chair, minor in Economics.

Required Courses Credits
BUEC 203 - Macroeconomics 3
BUEC 204 - Microeconomics  3
   
PLUS any four 300 level Economics courses which may include (but are not limited to) :  
BUEC 370 - Money Credit and Banking 3
BUEC 380 - Economic Development of the U.S. 3
BUEC 385 - Health Economics 3
BUEC 390/ENV 324 - Environmental Economics  3
BUEC 395 - Ecological Economics 3

BUEC 399 - Economics Topics

3

PSC 322 - International Political Economy 3
Total Credits  18

Economics Minor Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop an understanding of economic thought regarding the incentives faced by individuals and how incentives resolve in real world situations.
  2. Demonstrate the conditions under which the market allocates resources efficiently and under what conditions it fails to produce socially optimal outcomes.
  3. Demonstrate the assumptions and limitations of the neoclassical school of thought reflected in both micro and macroeconomic models.
  4. Understand the key concepts in macroeconomic analysis and be able to demonstrate how they are impacted by external events and policy using the Keynesian model.
  5. Understand the factors that have determined productivity trends in the history of U.S. economy development with reference to theory and empirical data.