Description. Economics courses provide students with an opportunity to develop critical analytical skills that will improve their performance in other courses and professional pursuits. These include understanding graphs and charts; employing statistical analysis; using cost-benefit analysis; evaluating different theoretical perspectives; and developing professional presentations and writing skills.
Rationale. Employers recognize that the study of economics develops the professional skills necessary for success including the analytical skills needed for the complex tasks in today's highly technical work environment.Â Data from the Law School Admission Council for 2011-2012, identified economics as second most common major for students acceptedÂ to law school.Â Graduate schools recognize that the study of economics develops the analytical and research skills that prepare students for the rigors of advanced education.
Credits required. 18
Minor coordinator. Professor Catherine Mulder, Department of Economics (212.484.1309, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Requirements. Students who desire a minor in Economics must complete 18 credits (six courses) subject to the approval of the department chair.
ACC 250Â Introduction to Accounting
ACC 251Â Introduction to Managerial Accounting
ECO 101 Principles of EconomicsÂ
ECO 120 Introduction to Macroeconomics
ECO 125Â Introduction to Microeconomics
ECO 170Â Crime, Class, Capitalism: The Economics ofÂ JusticeÂ
ECO 215 Economics of Regulation and the Law
ECOÂ 220Â Intermediate MacroeconomicsÂ
ECO 225 Intermediate MicroeconomicsÂ
ECO 231 Global Economic Development and Crime
ECOÂ 245Â International EconomicsÂ
ECO 260 Environmental Economics, Regulation and PolicyÂ
ECO 265 Introduction to Public Sector EconomicsÂ
ECO 270 Urban EconomicsÂ
ECO 280 Economics of LaborÂ
ECO 300 The Political Economy of Governmental ActivityÂ
ECO 310 Economics in Historical Perspectives
ECO 324 Money and Banking
ECO 327Â Political Economy of Gender
ECO 335Â Economics of Finance
ECO 333Â Sustainability: Perserving the Earth as a Human Habitat
ECO 360/ SOC 360 Corporate and White Collar Crime
Total: 18 credits