Political Economy Minor


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

For more information, contact minor supervisor Tom Birch.

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.

Select five courses from the following: 120
History of Literary Economics
Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles
Introduction to Microeconomic Principles
Contemporary Economic Issues
Business Law and Economics
Economics for Managers
United States in World Affairs
Wicked Problems: Puzzles in Public Policy
Social and Political-Economic Theory
Political and Social Change in Developing Countries
Politics of Food
Globalization: Politics, Economics and Culture
Poverty & Inequality Past and Present
Total Credits20

No more than three courses from the same subject prefix area and no more than three 400-level courses may count towards the minor.

Substitutions are permitted with permission of the minor supervisor.