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Minor in Economics


The Minor in Economics requires only 21 hours of coursework. For students who completed College of Business Admissions Core which includes ECON 202, ECON 203, and ECON 206, Economics minor requires only 12 additional hours.
To earn a minor in Economics, students must complete the following courses:

MINOR IN ECONOMICS (21 hours) 
ECON 202   Microeconomics Principles (may count as Colonnade Explorations Course)
ECON 203   Macroeconomics Principles (may count as Colonnade Explorations Course)
ECON 206   Statistics
ECON 302   Intermediate Microeconomics
ECON 303   Intermediate Macroeconomics 

Two ECON
electives 

 300- and 400-level ECON course not already required for the major.   
 Some courses may count as Colonnade Connections courses

Economics minor also requires MATH 123 or any calculus class. This requirement is waived for students who have a Math ACT of at least 26 or a Math SAT of at least 610.  MATH 123 may be used to satisfy Quantitative Reasoning requirement of the Colonnade program. 

Contact Information

Dr. Alex Lebedinsky 
Chair and Professor
Economics Department
(270)745-2249


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 Last Modified 10/30/18