Jun 21, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 [Archived Catalog]

Economics Minor

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 the fields of economics, such as labor economics, international economics or environmental and energy 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

Students with a minor in economics may pursue career opportunities such as credit analyst or business analyst. Students may also pursue professional degrees such as a law degree.

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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.