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Once referred to as the "dismal science" by Thomas Carlyle, economics is not dreary. It is the study of what constitutes rational human behavior as we fulfill our needs and wants. Economists are interested in the choices individuals and nations make, and why, which makes for an exciting course of study. Both business and non-business majors may elect to complete a minor in Economics.


Both business and non-business majors may elect to complete a minor in economics. This 18-credit minor consists of the two core courses in economics (ECON 1402 and 1403), plus one required course (either ECON 2420 or 2421) and three economics electives (ECON 2408 can be one of these electives).

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