Political Economy Minor

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Students interested in pursuing a career in government, business, communications, or the law can add a breadth of perspective through the politics and the economy minor.

The political economy minor consists of five courses (20 credits total). The minimum grade requirement is C- per course. Any grade lower than a C- will not count toward the minor. Students wishing to use transfer credits from abroad or other universities should meet with the political economy minor supervisor, Melinda Negron-Gonzales, to determine eligibility toward the minor.

Select five of the following, with no more than three from the same designation (e.g., no more than three ECN or three POLT/PS) and no more than three at the 400 level:20
History of Literary Economics
Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles
Introduction to Microeconomic Principles
Money, Banking and Macroeconomic Activity
Business Law and Economics
Economics for Managers
Politics and Society
United States in World Affairs
American Public Policy
World Politics
Politics of Global Resources
Politics of Poverty
International Political Economy
Social and Political-Economic Theory
Political and Social Change in Developing Countries
Politics of Food
Model United Nations
Globalization: Politics, Economics and Culture
International Relations: Interdisciplinary Approach
Total Credits20

Substitutions are permitted by permission of minor supervisors, Melinda Negron-Gonzales and Tom Birch.

For more information, contact Melinda Negron-Gonzales at Melinda.Negron@unh.edu or Tom Birch at Tom.Birch@unh.edu.