Student Learning Outcomes
Students graduating from this program will:
- Students will be able to distinguish the attributes of a variety of economic theories and policies.
- Students will be able to use their economic knowledge to examine a wide variety of problems that are economic, social and/or political in nature, on both the micro and macro levels.
- Students will become proficient writers through assignments in regular classes, as well as intensive-writing experiences in the capstone course.
- Students will be better problem solvers and better-informed citizens.
The minor in economics is open to all students and consists of a minimum of 18 hours (six courses) in economics.
The courses are:
|ECON 201||Introduction To Economics I||3|
|ECON 202||Introduction To Economics II||3|
|ECON Upper Level Electives 1||12|
|Race, Class And Gender: Theory, History, And Policy|
|Money And Banking|
|The Kansas City Economy|
|Financial Analysis And The Economy|
|Labor and the Global Political Economy|
|American Labor History|
|History Of Economic Thought|
|Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Urban Economic Development|
|International Trade And Development|
|Law And Economics|
|Environment, Resources And Economic Growth|
|Intermediate Economic Statistics|
|Monetary Theory And Policy|
|Institutional Economic Theory|
|Economics Institutions and Policies|
|Radical Political Economy|
|Practicum in Urban Economic Development|
Twelve hours in 300/400-level courses must be approved by the economics Undergraduate Advisor. Students are encouraged to consider the Economics BA Emphasis Areas available when determining elective selection.
Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA within the minor coursework to be awarded the minor in Economics.