Minoring in economics at Wells will provide students with an overview of the basic principles, methods of inquiry, and awareness of contemporary issues in economics and business.

Classification: Minor

Through foundational courses in management, macro- and microeconomics, and statistics, students will hone their skills in individual and business decision-making as they evaluate real-world case studies from a variety of domestic and global contexts.

The total number of courses required for the minor is 8 (24 semester hours).

Required Courses

All of the following (18 sem. hrs.)

  • BUS 201 Principles of Management (3 sem. hrs.)
  • ECON 101 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 sem. hrs.)
  • ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics (3 sem. hrs.)
  • ECON 303 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (3 sem. hrs.)
  • ECON 306 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (3 sem. hrs.)
  • MATH 151 Elementary Statistics (3 sem. hrs.) or MATH 251 Mathematical Statistics (3 sem. hrs.)

Two additional economics or management courses, at least one of which must be at the 300-level (6 sem. hrs.)

Either ECON 290 Internship in Economics and Business or ECON 390 Advanced Internship in Economics and Business, but not both, can be counted toward the minor.

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