You can minor in three areas:  Economics, Finance and Accounting, or Management Studies. You  would take 5 or 6 courses to complete the minor.

Requirements for Minor in Economics

A minor in economics consists of 20 credits:  

  • Principles of Micro and Macro
  • Either Intermediate Micro or Macro
  • Two electives in Economics at the 200-level or higher.

Note: Applied Economics majors may not minor in Economics. An Applied Economics major who minors in Finance & Accounting must fulfill the concentration requirements in Economics.

Requirements for Minor in Finance & Accounting

A minor in Finance & Accounting consists of 20 credits:

  • Principles of Macro
  • Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Two courses from the Account and Finance Section and Money and Financial Institutions.

Note: Majors in Applied Economics may minor in Finance & Accounting; however Principles of Macro is the only course that may be counted towards both the Applied Economics major AND the Finance & Accounting minor. Elective courses in Finance & Accounting taken to fulfill the minor requirements may not be used to fulfill major requirements in Applied Economics.

Management Studies Minor

A minor in Management Studies requires that students take 24 semester hours in courses across several disciplines. All Management Studies minors are required to take

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management and Organizational Behavior
  • A course in Ethics
  • Three Electives from Three different Departments (A Select List of Courses is available here.)

Note: Majors in Applied Economics are permitted to minor in Management Studies. See the appropriate departmental listings for course descriptions.