The minor in economics affords students the opportunity to learn the foundations of economic analysis to better understand consumer and firm behavior and the coordinating mechanism of markets. Elective offerings are an opportunity to apply theory to practice or to further develop analytical and critical-thinking skills.
Competencies, Knowledge or Skills to be Achieved
Students will develop the foundation of microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis that is critical in understanding the business and political environment. Electives courses allow students to apply their knowledge in a functional area such as entrepreneurship, finance, politics, or to further develop their analytical skills through courses in data analysis or mathematics.
This minor is approved for all Citadel majors.
Required courses (12 credit hours)
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Current Economic Controversies
Money and Banking (formerly BADM 407)
The Cuban Economy (formerly BADM 403)
Special Topics in Economics (formerly BADM 430-435)
Undergraduate Research in Economics (formerly BADM 440)
Independent Study in Economics (formerly BADM 490)
Principled Entrepreneurship and the Free Enterprise System (formerly BADM 327)
Technology and Entrepreneurship (formerly BADM 428)
Financial Modeling (formerly BADM 331)
Financial Markets and Institutions (formerly BADM 332)
Investments (formerly BADM 404)
Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
International Political Economy
Political Issues and Public Policy
Other courses offered by the Baker School of Business as approved by the department head.
Total Credit Hours Required: 15, at least 9 of which must be completed at The Citadel.
Prerequisites must be met – see course descriptions for prerequisite requirements.
Note: For cases in which the major (including all Business majors) already requires any of the economics minor courses, no more than 3 credit hours may apply to the 15 credit-hour requirement of the minor in economics.
For further information, please contact Bob Riggle, Department Chair, in the Baker School of Business.