This minor complements the degree program of students in other majors and is designed to help them develop a basic understanding of the principles and applications of economics. By pursuing this minor, students will develop an understanding of microeconomic and macroeconomic principles, the role of markets, and the effects of government regulation and policy on economic behavior. Students applying to this minor should have successfully completed a minimum of 30 credit hours and be in good academic standing.
Students seeking a minor in economics must successfully complete the following requirements:
Courses used to satisfy the student’s degree program’s graduation requirements can be used towards meeting the requirements of the minor as follows:
Minor Requirements (6 credit hours)
Students must successfully complete the following courses:
Minor Electives (minimum of 12 credit hours)
Students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 credit hours in courses selected from the following:
Accelerated Master’s Program students (AMP) may use a maximum of six credit hours from approved graduate-level courses, successfully completed while in the AMP, towards meeting the minor electives requirement. Consult the online course catalog or the online class schedule accessible via the AUS student information system to verify course classifications. Students should consult with their advisors when choosing their minor electives.