Economics Minors

UDM now offers minors in Economics and Financial Economics!

Economics Minor (18 credits):

Learning Objectives and Goals:

Graduates of the program will:

1. be able to understand the ideas, concepts, tools, theories, and models of economics.

2. be able to demonstrate an integration of the subdivisions within economics such as economic development, financial economics, economic thought, monetary and fiscal policy, public finance, and international finance, and the application of these subdivisions to current economic issues and problems.

3. be able to express economic ideas accurately, professionally, and succinctly by effectively applying relevant economic sources and data in various written formats.

4. be able to gather and analyze relevant data as well as critically evaluate economic policy proposals and their diverse outcomes in relation to various contemporary economic models and theories. 

Curriculum

Required Courses

ECN 2950 Microeconomics Principles

ECN 2960 Macroeconomics Principles 

ECN 3150 Intermediate Microeconomics

ECN 3160 Intermediate Macroeconomics

ECN 3850 Comparative Economic Systems

Possible Electives: Choose one

ECN 3470 Economic Development

ECN 3480 Business Forecast

ECN 3550 Economic Thought

ECN 4400 Economics of the Public Sector

ECN 4850 International Trade

ECN 4990 Senior Seminar

Financial Economics Minor:

Learning Objectives and Goals

Graduates of the program will:

1. be able to understand the ideas, concepts, tools, theories, and models of economics.

2. be able to demonstrate an integration of the subdivisions such as economic development, money and capital markets, monetary and fiscal policy, public finance, financial economics, and international finance and trade, and the application of these subdivisions to current economic issues and problems.

3. be able to express economic ideas accurately, professionally, and succinctly by effectively applying relevant economic sources and data in various written formats.

4. be able to gather and analyze relevant data as well as critically evaluate economic policy proposals and their diverse outcomes in relation to various contemporary economic models and theories. 

Curriculum

For Business Administration or Accounting Majors:

ECN 2950 Microeconomic Principles

ECN 2960 Macroeconomic Principles

ECN 3580 Money and Capital Markets

ECN 3760 Monetary and Fiscal Policy

ECN 4640 Practical Issues in Financial Economics

ECN 4660 International Finance

For all other Majors:

ECN 2950 Microeconomic Principles

ECN 2960 Macroeconomic Principles

ECN 3050 Money and the Financial System

ECN 3580 Money and Capital Markets

ECN 3760 Monetary and Fiscal Policy

Choose one:

ECN 4640 Practical Issues in Financial Economics

ECN 4660 International Finance

Students majoring in Economics or Financial Economics may not minor in either of the minors from the Economics department. 

For more information about these minors, contact Bruce Brorby at brorbybm@udmercy.edu