The Economics Minor provides an opportunity for students in any major to study how societies produce, distribute, and consume goods and services in traditional, command, and market economies. Students can gain an understanding of the reasons for, and alternative policies to deal with, issues such as inflation and deflation, employment and unemployment, economic stability, and growth. The Economics Minor will supplement studies in other disciplines and increase students’ understanding of political and economic issues.
Summary of Requirements
The following four courses are required (12 cr.):
- EC 211 Macroeconomics
- EC 212 Microeconomics (Prerequisite; EC 211)
- EC 331 Money and Banking (Prerequisite: EC 211)
- EC 340V (G) Global Economic Issues
Two additional courses from the following list are required (6 cr.):
- EC 338V Wealth and Poverty
- EC 443 Public Finance
- EC 445 American Economic History
- FN 435 International Finance (Prerequisites: EC 212 and FN 226)
Major in Social Sciences with Emphasis in Economics
This specialization allows you to pursue your interest in Economics while benefiting from the integrated, interdisciplinary course of study that comprises Dominican University’s Social Sciences major. For details, please see Social Sciences.