Economics is a social science that studies how people coordinate their wants and desires, given the decision-making mechanisms, social customs, and political realities of the society. The key words in economics are coordination and incentives.
For business students, a minor in economics provides an understanding of the foundational issues in business such as agency concerns, for liberal arts majors a minor can provide a tool kit for understanding and critically evaluating public policy issues. Economics is an excellent background for many careers including banking and financial services, consulting, public service, NGOs, entrepreneurial ventures and government. It is also excellent preparation for further study in law, business, and international relations.
A minor in economics consisting of five courses is available. At least three of these courses must be taken at UNH. For more on the minor and options within the major, consult the Paul College Undergraduate Programs Office.
|ECON 401||Principles of Economics (Macro)||4|
|ECON 402||Principles of Economics (Micro)||4|
|One of the following courses:||4|
|Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis|
|Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis|
|Money and Banking|
|Two electives from the following list:||8|
|Predictive Modeling: Data Driven Economic Analysis|
|Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis *|
|Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis *|
|Money and Banking *|
|Governmental Regulation of Business|
|Law and Economics|
|Industrial Economics and Business Innovation|
|Innovation in the Global Economy|
|Women and Economic Development|
|Economics of Sports|
|Economics of Climate Change|
|Introduction to Econometrics|
Any 600 or 700 level ECON course, with the exception of ECON 642:Health Economics
- Note that many of the elective courses have ECON 401 and ECON 402 as prerequisites.
- ECON 501: Business and Economic History cannot be used toward the minor
- All transfer courses must be evaluated for equivalency. No more than 2 transfer courses may be applied to the minor
- The ECON minor also follows UNH policy on requirements for minors