2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 13, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Economics Minor


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Program Coordinator/Contact

Nicole Klein, Assistant Department Head
Department of Economics
Harding Hall
605-688-4141

Program Information

The Economics minor provides a rigorous exploration of modern economic theory. Students can select courses from a large number of department electives based on their interests. This minor will appeal to students pursuing careers in fields such as economics, finance, policy analysis, business analysis, agricultural business, or for future graduate study in economics , business, or related fields.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students earning a minor in Economics will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of concepts of economics that underlie the global economy;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of analytical methods from economics used in decision-making;
  • Interpret and articulate analysis and decisions orally and in writing to diverse audiences; and
  • Demonstrate the capacity to evaluate ethical matters within the context of the discipline.

Academic Requirements

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for the courses in the minor.

Course Delivery Format

The program offers courses on campus, with limited online coursework, usually during the summer.

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