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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics Minor


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Students with an interest in developing a solid grounding in economic theory are encouraged to consider the minor in Economics. The minor provides students with an understanding of how incentives and institutions shape society. Students in the Economics minor have opportunities for strong theoretical and statistical training in areas of labor economics, public economics, environmental economics, political economy and economic data analysis.

Lower Division Minor Requirements [8 units]


 Complete the following courses:

Upper Division Minor Requirements [16 units]


  • A minimum of four upper division ECON courses

The following guidelines pertain to all SSHA minors:


  • To complete any SSHA minor, students must complete a minimum of five courses, at least four of which must be upper division.
  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade.
  • All minor course requirements must be completed with a C- or better.
  • A minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) in upper division courses is required. The only exception is a minor in Arts, for which the minimum GPA in upper division courses is 2.7 (B-).
  • At least three of the five required courses must be taken at UC Merced.
  • Only one course may be used simultaneously to satisfy requirements for two minors.
  • Only one course may be used to satisfy both a minor and a major requirement.
  • Students must consult the UC Merced General Catalog for prerequisites to required courses.

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