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Economics and Public Policy

Gain insight into economics and public policy analysis with this minor.

Requirements and Guidelines

  • This minor requires you to have completed at least 24 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.
  • You may use a maximum of 6 credits to satisfy both major (degree) and minor requirements.
  • You must earn at least a C (2.0) in each course you apply to the minor.

Minor Requirements (15 credits)

Required Courses (6 credits)

  • Economics of Contemporary Issues (ECON 100)
  • The Economic Way of Thinking (ECON 200)
Electives (9 credits)

Choose three.

  • Public Economics and Land Use Policy (ECON 312)
  • International Economics (ECON 409)
    requires successful completion of ECON 200 or 3 credits in macro- or microeconomics
  • Economic and Community Development (CSCE 401)
  • American Political Institutions (GVPP 300)
  • American Public Policy (GVPP 324)
    requires successful completion of GVPP 300
  • Urban Politics and Public Policy (GVPP 326)

Faculty Contact: Professor C.Jerry Yu, 410.837.4078