The Department of Economics offers an undergraduate Minor in Economics to all undergraduate majors outside the Department of Economics. The Minor in Economics is designed to help student develop a basic understanding of the principles and applications of economics. By pursuing this minor the student will: develop an understanding of microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and the role of markets: understand the effects of government regulation and policy on economic behavior; learn to apply economics to contemporary social and market issues; and develop analytical skills.
Required Courses (9 credit hours)
EC 205 Fundamentals of Economics (3 cr) (EC/ARE 201 may substitute for EC 205)
EC/ARE 301 Intermediate Microeconomics (3 cr)
EC 302 Intermediate Macroeconomics (3 cr)
Elective Courses (6 credit hours)
Select two (2) courses from any 300, 400, and/or 500 level EC/ECG Economics courses (except EC 310)
To be admitted into the Economics Minor, students must have a 3.0 or better cumulative NC State GPA, and complete a Minor Declaration form, available at: http://poole.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/images/pages/Minor%20declaration%20form.pdf This link will open in a new window.
The completed form should be submitted to the Poole College of Management Office of Undergraduate Programs (2150 Nelson). Staff in that office will address providing the Minor Coordinator’s name and signature, and submit the form to Registration and Records for processing.
The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate form his or her degree program. Paperwork to certify completion of the minor is available in the Poole College of Management Office of Undergraduate Programs (in Nelson 2150). The paperwork should be completed prior to the last day to register for the student’s final term at NC State (and no earlier than 30 calendar days prior to the first day of classes for the term in question).
Undergraduate Programs Office
2150 Nelson Hall