Economics (Minor: Business Students Only)

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Students in the Driehaus College of Business who wish to gain a deeper understanding of economic theory and practice to complement their majors can do so with a minor in Economics. Students may choose the economics electives that best fit their individual courses of study.

Course Requirements

In addition to ECO 105, ECO 106 and ECO 315, a Driehaus student minoring in Economics is required to complete the following courses totaling at least 12.0 hours:

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select three, 300-level or higher Economics Electives12

ECO 101 is intended for non-Driehaus students and cannot be counted toward a major or minor in economics.

ECO 393 and ECO 395 may not be used as Economics Electives in the Economics major or minor.

Focus Areas for Economics Majors/Minors

The department recommends the following Focus Areas as an advising tool for students to use in their course selection.  In addition to the courses listed in the Focus Areas, the department offers Special Topics courses (ECO 398) that may be relevant to one or more of the Focus Areas.  Economics Focus Areas can be found in the the Economics Major section of the Academic Catalog.

Graduation Requirements

All Economics (ECO) courses and any other courses used toward the Economics minor must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and with a combined GPA of 2.000 or higher.