The Undergraduate Minor in Economics
The Economics Minor is a valuable addition for the person choosing to supplement another major. The Undergraduate Minor in Economics is available via the Corvallis campus and Ecampus.
Students minoring in economics must complete a minimum of 27 credits with a GPA of 2.0 in their program of study. A maximum of 2 classes (8 credits) may be taken on an S/U basis. Course requirements for the minor in economics are:
- ECON 201 – Introduction to Microeconomics (4 credits)
- ECON 202 – Introduction to Macroeconomics (4 credits)
- ECON 311 – Intermediate Microeconomic Theory I (4 credits)
ECON 411 - Microeconomic Theory (4 credits)
- 15 additional credits of upper division classes in economics
- ST 351 Introduction to Statistical Methods serves as a substitute for 4 credits of economics upper division coursework when ECON 424 Introduction to Econometrics, is part of the student’s program.
- Students cannot receive credit toward the minor for both ECON 311 and ECON 411.
- The College of Business does not allow its students to take ECON 201 and ECON 202 on an S/U basis.
- Students are advised to consult with the economics minor advisor before completing their coursework.
- In addition to the requirements above, students must declare the economics minor on the appropriate form with the College of Liberal Arts.
- No more than 4 credits of self-study courses (ECON 401-406, 408-410) may be counted towards the 27 credit requirement.