Undergraduate Minor - Minor in Economics

Program:
Minor in Economics
Program Code:
7688 Economics
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
Start Term:
SS10
Department:
Department of Economics
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
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College of Social Science

Department of Economics

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Economics

The Minor in Economics, which is administered by the Department of Economics, provides a basic foundation for the breadth of study within the field of economics and a grounding in general economic theory.

The minor is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs at Michigan State University other than the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics.  With the approval of the department and college that administers the student’s degree program, the courses that are used to satisfy the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

Students who plan to complete the requirements for the minor should consult an undergraduate advisor in the Department of Economics.

Requirements for the Minor in Economics

Complete 18 credits of economics course work with a minimum grade-point average of 2.0 in courses used in fulfillment of the requirements for the minor.

               
1. All of the following courses (9 credits):  
  EC 201 Introduction to Microeconomcis 3
  EC 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics 3
  EC 301 Intermediate Microeconomics 3
  Economics 251H may be substituted for Economics 201 and 301.  Students who elect this substitution may satisfy the requirement referenced in item 3. by completing at least 8 additional credits in Economics course work at the 300-400 level.  
  Economics 252H may be substituted for Economics 202.
 
 
  Economics 251H and 252H may be substituted for the following group of courses: Economics 201, 202, 301, and 302. Economics 302 is not required for the minor. Students who elect this substitution may satisfy the requirement referenced in item 3. by completing at least 8 additional credits in Economics course work at the 300-400 level.  
2. Complete 3 additional credits in Economics at the 400-level.  
3. Complete 6 additional credits in Economics at the 300-400 level.  

 


Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

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Economics, MNUN (7688)

Required Credits: 18    Program Version: SS10

Requirement 1: Minor - Economics - Microeconomics
Minor - Economics - Microeconomics: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Option 1: 6 credits
At least 3 credits from EC201
At least 3 credits from EC301
Option 2: 6 credits
At least 3 credits from EC251H
At least 3 credits from Economics courses at the 300400 level

Requirement 2: Minor - Economics - Macroeconomics
Minor - Economics - Macroeconomics: 1 course from EC202, EC252H

Requirement 3: Minor - Economics - 400-Level
Minor - Economics - 400-Level: 3 credits from Economics courses at the 400 level.

Requirement 4: Minor - Economics - 300-400-Level
Minor - Economics - 300-400-Level: 6 credits from Economics courses at the 300 - 400 level

Requirement 5
18 credits required to complete this degreeThe specified coursework in this program may not equal this total. The difference must be made up of open options which must be acceptable within the limits of this program. In cases of doubt, please consult an academic advisor.