Economics Minor

Minor - Economics

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 25

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019


Summary

Lower-Division Core6
Upper-Division Core6
Upper-Division Electives6
Non-Economics Required Courses7
Teaching Economics Track
Total Hours25

Lower-Division Core

Complete all of the following courses:
ECNS 201SPrinciples of Microeconomics3
ECNS 202SPrinciples of Macroeconomics3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core

Note: M 115 and M 162 should be taken before enrolling in ECNS 301.

Complete all of the following courses:
ECNS 301Intermediate Micro with Calc3
ECNS 302Intermediate Macroeconomics3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Electives

Note: Students are required to complete STAT 216 (or equivalent) with a C- or better before enrolling in ECNS 403.

Complete 6 credits of the following courses:6
Intro Health Economics
Labor Economics
Money and Banking
Public Finance
Economics of Sports
Special Topics
Introduction to Econometrics
Game Theory
Industrial Organization
International Trade
Economics of the Environment
Int Env Econ & Clim Change
Adv. Topics in Economic Dev.
Behavioral and Experimental Economics
Special Topics
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Non-Economics Required Courses

Note: M 115 (or equivalent) and M 162 should be taken before enrolling in ECNS 301.

Complete all of the following courses:
M 115Probability and Linear Mathematics3
M 162Applied Calculus4
Total Hours7

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Teaching Economics Track

Notes:

  • This teaching track contains different/additional course requirements designed to meet state standards. Those interested in teaching in K-12 schools must complete the teaching track of a major in a teaching content area plus the Teacher Education Program through the Department of Teaching and Learning. Additional teaching areas can be added through completion of the teaching track of a major or minor in that content area.
  • To complete this teaching track, you need to contact the Teaching and Learning Department. You do not fill out a major/minor form for graduation or the major/minor/concentration section of the major change form. Approvals for this track must come from the Teaching and  Learning Department.
  • Tracks will not appear on your UM transcript, diploma, university lists, student data system, or university publications. They are used for advising purposes only. You do not fill out a major change for a track.
  • Individuals completing the teaching track of this minor must also complete the teaching track of a major in another teaching content area.

Teaching Economics Track Required Course

Note: The EDU 497 course number is used for multiple courses. Students should register for EDU 497 Methods: 5-12 Social Studies.

Complete the following course:
EDU 497Teaching and Assessing4
Total Hours4

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Secondary Teaching Licensure

Note: For endorsement to teach ­­­­­economics, a student also must gain admission to the Teacher Education Program and meet all the requirements for secondary teaching licensure. For more information, see the Teaching and Learning Department