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Minor in Economics

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Requirements for the Minor

Economics Minor Course Requirements

Students selecting this minor must complete courses as specified in each of the following areas:

  • College Algebra or Pre-Calculus Prerequisite. Satisfied by MATH 105, MATH 106, MATH 111, MATH 115, MATH 121, MATH 365, or BIOL 570; AP Calculus (AB or BC) score of 3 or above; AP Statistics score of 3 or above; or equivalent transfer course.
  • Principles of Microeconomics. Satisfied by ECON 142 or ECON 143.
  • Principles of Macroeconomics. Satisfied by ECON 144 or ECON 145.
  • Economics Required Electives. Majors must complete 4 ECON courses (12 hours) at the junior/senior level (300+).


Minor Hours & Major GPA

While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and grade-point average minimum standards:

Minor Hours
Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.

Minor Junior/Senior (300+) Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 hours of junior/senior (300+) resident credit in the minor. 


Minor Junior/Senior Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 12 hours of junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.

Minor Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in all department courses in the minor. GPA calculations include all junior/senior courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.



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