Program Overview

Economics is an excellent minor for students pursuing majors such as Biology, Business Administration, Geography, History, Journalism and Mass Communication, and Political Science, and for those building a pre-professional bachelor’s degree such as pre-law, pre-MBA. or pre-MPA.

Minor Requirements

A minor in Economics requires a total of 18 credit hours consisting of: 9 credit hours in required courses and 9 credit hours from elective courses with a maximum of 3 credit hours at the 200-level.

Who is Eligible?

Students admitted to an undergraduate  Accelerated Online Program and students otherwise interested in an undergraduate online education option are eligible for the minor in Economics. Still, it is important to determine whether the minor is suitable. Interested students should connect with an academic advisor or reach out the Economics Department by calling 505-277-4621 or emailing   

Program of Study

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

ECON 2110

Macroeconomic Principles


ECON 2120

Microeconomic Principles



Choose ECON 300 or ECON 303


ECON 300

Intermediate Microeconomics I


ECON 303

Intermediate Macroeconomics I



Elective Courses in ECON





It is possible to complete the elective requirement in the online format. Elective courses must not exceed a maximum of 3 credit hours at the 200-level (or 2000-level). Current online ECON courses are displayed here.

Contact your advisor to plan your personal program of study.

 Accelerated Online Program

At a Glance

Major Requirements: 18 Credit Hours

College/School: College of Arts and Sciences

Tuition: Special tuition rates apply to this program. Additional fees may apply.


Website: Economics
Phone: 505-277-4621