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These degree requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College reserves the right to make exceptions and substitutions as judged necessary in individual cases. Therefore, the College strongly urges students to consult regularly with their major advisor and CLAS advisor to confirm the best plans of study before finalizing them.
- This is an on-campus program.
Declaring This Minor
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Students must satisfy all requirements as outlined below and by the department offering the minor.
- Students must complete a minimum of 15 ECON credit hours.
- Students must complete a minimum of 9 upper division (3000-level and above) ECON credit hours.
- Students must earn a minimum grade of C-(1.7) in all minor courses taken at CU Denver and must achieve a minimum cumulative minor GPA of 2.0. All graded attempts in required and elective courses are calculated in the minor GPA. Students cannot complete minor or ancillary course requirements as pass/fail.
- Students must complete a minimum of 9 ECON credit hours with CU Denver faculty.
Program Restrictions, Allowances and Recommendations
- At least two of the upper division courses must not overlap with courses for the student's major program.
- Only courses taken at CU Denver will apply in the GPA calculation.
- All courses other than ECON 2012 Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics and ECON 2022 Principles of Economics: Microeconomics require written department approval to be transferred in as satisfying minor requirements.
|Take the following||6|
|ECON 2012||Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics||3|
|ECON 2022||Principles of Economics: Microeconomics||3|
|Take three upper-division (3000 level or higher) electives in economics||9|
|Internships and independent studies require approval of the department chair in order to be given credit as an economics course.|
|ECON 3050||Decision Making||3|
|ECON 3100||Economics of Race and Gender||3|
|ECON 3300||Economics of Crime and Punishment||3|
|ECON 3366||Managerial Economics||3|
|ECON 3400||Economics of Sex and Drugs||3|
|ECON 3415||Issues in International Trade and Finance||3|
|ECON 3770||Issues in Economic Development||3|
|ECON 3801||Introduction to Mathematical Economics||3|
|ECON 3811||Statistics with Computer Applications||4|
|ECON 4001||Topics in Economics||3|
|ECON 4030||Data Analysis with SAS||3|
|ECON 4050||Special Economic Problems||3|
|ECON 4071||Intermediate Microeconomic Theory||3|
|ECON 4081||Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory||3|
|ECON 4090||History of Economic Thought||3|
|ECON 4110||Money and Banking||3|
|ECON 4150||Economic Forecasting||3|
|ECON 4210||Public Finance||3|
|ECON 4240||Economic Policy Analysis||3|
|ECON 4310||Managerial Economics||3|
|ECON 4318||Urban Economics||3|
|ECON 4320||Financial Economics||3|
|ECON 4410||International Trade||3|
|ECON 4420||International Finance||3|
|ECON 4430||Economic Growth||3|
|ECON 4461||Economic Incentives||3|
|ECON 4530||Economics of Natural Resources||3|
|ECON 4540||Environmental Economics||3|
|ECON 4550||Game Theory and Economic Applications||3|
|ECON 4610||Labor Economics||3|
|ECON 4640||Sports Economics||3|
|ECON 4660||Health Economics.||3|
|ECON 4670||Economics of Population and Growth||3|
|ECON 4740||Industrial Organization||3|
|ECON 4770||Development Economics||3|
|ECON 4811||Introduction to Econometrics||3|
|ECON 4812||Advanced Econometric Methods||3|
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