2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 08, 2023  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Economics Minor

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Colleges, Departments, & their Academic Programs

Program Coordinator/Contact
Eluned Jones, Department Head
Department of Economics
Scobey Hall 138
E-mail: eluned.jones@sdstate.edu
Click here for additional information.  

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, 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; 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.

Requirements for Economics Minor: 21-23 Credits

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Colleges, Departments, & their Academic Programs