Arts & Sciences Economics Minor
Business and government agencies must constantly allocate resources, analyze economic trends and forecast financial changes.
Develop Specialized Skills
Saint Louis University’s College of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the Cook School Department of Economics, offers an economics minor program that provides non-business majors the opportunity to gain specialized knowledge in areas that are critical to success in careers related to economics.
The coursework is through the Cook School’s department of economics, however, the minor is conferred through the College of Arts and Sciences.
Students are responsible for completing any prerequisites, and must maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA in courses for the economics minor.
Arts and Sciences Economics Minor for Non-Business Majors
Twenty one (21) hours of coursework in economics are required for the Arts and Sciences economics minor.
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Twelve hours as follows (3 credits hours each):
|ECON 1900||Principles of Economics||MATH 1200|
|ECON 3010||Introduction to Econometrics||ECON 1900 & OPM 2070|
|ECON 3120||Intermediate Macroeconomics||ECON 1900 & MATH 1320 or MATH 1510 or higher level Calculus course|
|ECON 3140||Intermediate Microeconomics||ECON 1900 & MATH 1320 or MATH 1510 or higher level Calculus course|
Nine hours chosen from the following courses (3 credit hours each):
|ECON 3790||Economies of Latin America||ECON 1900|
|ECON 4080||Industrial Organization and Public Policy||ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4120||Law and Economics||ECON 3120*, ECON 3140*; MGT 2000 highly recommended|
|ECON 4160||History of Economic Analysis||ECON 3120* & ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4200||Money and Banking||ECON 3120*|
|ECON 4300||International Trade||ECON 3120* & ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4310||Exchange Rates and the Global Economy||ECON 3120*|
|ECON 4400||Labor Economics||ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4450||Economics of International Migration||ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4500||Sports Economics||ECON 3140* & OPM 207|
|ECON 4560||Economic Development||ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4600||Public Finance||ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4650||Public Choice and Political Economics||ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4700||Health Economics||ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4770||Advanced Econometrics||ECON 3010, ECON 3120*, ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4930||Special Topics in Economics||Varies by course|
* MATH 1320, MATH 1510, or higher level Calculus course is a prerequisite for ECON 3120 and ECON 3140