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Economics is the study of behaviors of market participants. The minor in economics provides students with an overview of the fundamental concepts of the discipline. When combined with an appropriate major, the minor in economics is excellent preparation for students who are planning to take the CFA, CMA and CPA exams. 

Admission to the Program

Any undergraduate student may declare this minor.

Program Requirements

All students pursuing the minor in economics are bound by the policies, terms, and conditions prescribed for study in the School of Business and Management.

The minor in economics consists of 18 credits outlined below. A minimum of 9 credits of course work must be completed at Brockport. A student's cumulative GPA in the Brockport courses used to satisfy requirements of the minor must be at least 2.0

Required Courses for all students in the minor:

  • ECN201 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECN202 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECN302 Intermediate Macroeconomics

Additional Requirements for all majors: students must take two courses from the following. Courses other than these below may be considered only with the approval of the Department Chair for the Department of Accounting, Economics, & Finance.

  • ECN 304 Intermediate Statistics
  • ECN 321 Money and Banking
  • ECN 361 Labor Economics
  • ECN 333 Health Economics
  • ECN 443 International Economics
  • ECN 425 Financial Institutions
  • AAS 332 Urban Economic Issues
  • PLS 410 International Political Economy
  • SOC 306 Development and Globalization
  • SOC 352 Work and Organizations
  • HST 357 Modern American Dream: Economics and U.S. Society & Culture
  • MTH 452 Financial Mathematics

Note: Minors should carefully check the catalog to see if they have completed the prerequisites for the electives that they choose.

Total Credits (21 Credits)