Jun 21, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 [Archived Catalog]

Economics Minor

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Minor code OR4221

College of Arts and Sciences  
Economics Department  
Bentley Annex 360
Phone: 740.593.2040

Contact Persons:
Harold Winter, Chair
Julie Paxton, Undergraduate Studies Chair

Program Overview

The economics minor provides the study of microeconomics and macroeconomics at the introductory and intermediate theory level. The program also requires study in fields of economics, such as labor, international, financial or environmental economics.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

The minor in economics can add rigor to a variety of related fields and can help sharpen quantitative and critical thinking skills. People with economics trainng work in a variety of jobs in the private sector, the education sector, the non-profit sector and government agencies. The minor in Economics helps prepare students for continued education in Law School, Journalism, International Affairs, and Public Policy.

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Minor Hours Requirement

The economics minor requires a minimum of 21 semester hours of economics coursework.

Core Requirements

 Complete the following courses:

Elective Requirements

Complete 3 courses for at least 9 credit hours from the following list.  At least 2 courses must be at the 3000-level or higher.

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