Economics Minor

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Students who are interested in economics but are majoring in another discipline and do not have the necessary quarters remaining to complete a second major may be interested in completing a minor in economics.  There are no minors available in business management economics or global economics.

Students earn a minor in economics by completing the following requirements:

    * 1, Introduction to Microeconomics
    * 2, Introduction to Macroeconomics
    * 11A and 11B*, Math Methods for Economists (or equivalent)
    * 100A (or 100M), Intermediate Microeconomics
    * 100B (or 100N), Intermediate Macroeconomics
    * 113, Introduction to Econometrics
    * Applied Math & Statistics 5, Statistics (or equivalent)

Three additional upper-division economics electives.

Courses 191, 192, 193, 193F, 194B, 194F, 197, 198 and 198F may not be used to meet minor requirements.

Mathematics and Statistics Content Requirement
Mathematics Content: Successful completion of one of the calculus sequences below is required for all Economics majors, and must be taken before enrollment in Economics 100A (or 100M), 100B (or 100N), and 113. Students are advised to complete the mathematics courses as early as possible in their academic career. Students may complete the mathematics requirement for the majors in one of the following ways:

     *Economics/Applied Mathematics and Statistics 11A and 11B
     *Mathematics 11A, 11B and 22 (or 23A by petition via the Mathematics Department
     *Mathematics 19A, 19B and 23A or 22
     *Students may also complete the mathematics requirement by taking Mathematics 11A or 19A, and then   Economics/Applied Mathematics and Statistics 11B.

Statistics Content: One course from the following:
      *Statistics: Applied Mathematics and Statistics 5, Statistics or
      *Applied Mathematics and Statistics 7, Statistical Methods for Biological, Environmental and Health Sciences, or
      *Computer Engineering 7, Statistical Reasoning in the Age of the Internet