Economics, Minor

Offered in: Chicago

A minor in Economics complements almost every major. At Roosevelt, Economics students explore the economy and how it works with a focus on issues of equality and equity as well as the more traditional emphasis on efficiency. Course offerings regularly include courses addressing the market economy, the business cycle, financial crises, economic policy, theories of justice, political economy, international trade and development, the economics of women, contemporary labor problems, money and banking, the history of economics, and statistics/econometrics.

Requirements

The requirements for the minor in Economics are six courses (18 credits). At least two of the courses must be taken at Roosevelt, and one of these must be at the 300 level. A minimum grade of C- in courses for the minor and an overall GPA of 2.0 are required.

Core
ECON 101PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I3
ECON 102PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS II3
ECON 321INCOME & EMPLOYMENT THEORY3
or ECON 323 PRICE THEORY
Electives
Three economic electives, at least one at the 300 level9
Total Credit Hours18