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Minor in Economics
This minor is offered by the Department of Economics.
Why Minor in Economics?
If you wish to get an excellent foundation in economic theories and the dynamics of the world market, and to be able to mix this knowledge with your primary field, then you should consider the minor in economics.
The minor is academically attractive to students in many majors such as engineering, computer science, mathematics, political science, history and pharmacy. It increases students’ chances of employment in many areas where their primary fields of study interact with economics.
The curriculum also provides ideal preparation for graduate work in Economics for those coming from quantitative scientific fields (e.g. physics, math, computer science, engineering) or for graduate work in multidisciplinary fields related to undergraduate studies in different fields such as Financial Engineering, Construction and Engineering Management and Economics, Pharmaco-economics, Health Economics and Political Economy.
Minor Course Requirements
To obtain the Minor in Economics, the student would have to complete a total of 18 credits distributed as follows:
Core Requirements (12 credits)
Plus any 6-7 credits from the following:
|ECO304||Mathematical Methods for Economics||3|
|ECO320||Environmental, Resource and Energy Economics||3|
|ECO333||Comparative Economics Systems||3|
|ECO342||Labor and Human Resource Economics||3|
|ECO344||Economics, Ethics and Philosophy||3|
|ECO346||Foundations of Political Economy||3|
|ECO420||Monetary Theory and Policy||3|
|ECO402||Special Topics in Economics||3|