Economics Minor

  • Open to business students. Non-business students interested in an Economics minor should contact the College of Liberal Arts.
  • Understand basic business foundations and learn how the impact of economics affects public and personal issues.
  • Four departmental courses are required (three must be completed at Temple University):
    Required Courses
    ECON 3501Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis3
    or ECON 3502 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis
    Select three of the following: 19
    Introduction to Econometrics
    Mathematical Economics
    Energy, Ecology, and Economy
    Health Economics
    The Economics and Management of Privatization
    Public Finance
    Economics of State and Local Governments
    The Economics of Education and Human Capital
    Game Theory and Strategic Behavior
    Economic Theory of Networks
    Urban Economics
    History of Economic Theory
    Economic History of the United States
    Public Control of Business: Antitrust
    Economics of American Industry
    Comparative Economic Systems
    Managerial Economics
    The Economics of Sports
    Law and Economics
    Computer-Based Modeling
    Economics of Labor Markets
    Women in the Economy
    Economics of Development and Growth
    Behavioral Economics
    International Trade
    International Monetary Economics
    Money and Banking
    Special Topics
    Independent Study
    Economics Writing Seminar
    Independent Study
    Honors Topics in Economics
    Total Credit Hours12
  • ECON 3408, ECON 3581, ECON 3696, ECON 3999, and ECON 4999 cannot be used to fulfill an Elective for the Economics minor. 
  • A grade point average of 2.0 in courses in the minor is required as well as a minimum grade of C- in each course unless otherwise specified.
  • Courses cannot be used to meet minor requirements if already used to meet the requirements for a major or a different minor or certificate.
  • Courses for the minor must be completed prior to graduation; if completed, the minor will be recorded on the final transcript upon graduation.
  • To declare or rescind this minor, visit the Fox School of Business and Management.

Interested students should discuss with their home college advisors how the courses in the minor will fit into their overall degree plan and are strongly encouraged to declare the minor early in their academic career.