Minoring in Economics

Students from all three undergraduate colleges may minor in economics. There is a general minor program for students from the CAS and RCEAS, and two specialized minor programs that are for CBE students only.

Requirements for minor programs are show below. In all cases, students are responsible for any pre-requisites the required courses might involve. However, in the case of Eco 146 in particular the statistics pre-requisite may be fulfilled with a course that is not be listed in the catalog. Please check with the minor advisor for more information.

Minor advisor: Professor Mary E. Deily (Rauch #428; med4@lehigh.edu).

 

The Minor for CAS and RCEAS Students

Students enrolled in the CAS or RCEAS must complete 16 credits to minor in economics. These credits consist of three required courses:

Eco 1 - 4 credits
Eco 146 - 3 credits
Eco 29 or Eco 119 - 3 credits

plus two electives, one of which can be a 200 level course but one of which must be a 300 level course.

Eco 2xx or Eco 3xx - 3 credits
Eco 3xx - 3 credits

To declare a minor, download and fill out the Economics Minor Declaration Form and bring it to the Economics Department office (Rauch #461).
 

Minors for CBE Students

Students enrolled in the CBE and who have declared a major can declare a minor in either Public Policy Economics or International Economics, each of which involves completing 12 credits.

CBE students wishing to minor in Public Policy Economics must take two required courses:

Eco 119 - 3 credits
Eco 353 - 3 credits

plus two elective courses from an approved list, one of which must be at the 300 level. To declare a minor in Public Economics, download and fill out the Minor in Public Policy Economics Declaration Form, which also includes the list of approved electives, and bring it to the Economics Department office (Rauch #461).

CBE students wishing to minor in International Economics must take two required courses:

Eco 119 - 3 credits
Eco 339 or Eco 340 - 3 credits

plus two elective courses from an approved list, one of which must be at the 300 level. To declare a minor in International Economics, download and fill out the Minor in International Economics Declaration Form, which also includes the list of approved electives, and bring it to the Economics Department office (Rauch #461).