Jun 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Economics, Minor

Location(s): Online, California-Blended, Clarion-Blended, Edinboro-Blended

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Economics is the social scientific study of choices. Students learn how to look at a complex world and make sense of the wide variety of behaviors they observe. In the Economics Minor students master the analytical skills used to understand how households, firms, and governments make economic decisions, comparing costs and benefits in an effort to maximize their own well-being or social objectives. Students from any major will find relevant applications of economics concepts and theories and improve their critical thinking and analytical reasoning abilities by completing the Economics Minor.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Apply concepts and methods from micro- and macroeconomics to solve problems related to business, public policy, or international trade.
  • Analyze individual, firm, and policy choices by applying the economic way of thinking.
  • Find and interpret economic information and data.

Curriculum Requirements

Total Credits: 21

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