For Nonbusiness Majors

Any Samford major can add an economics minor to his or her major.

Understand the World Around You

Do you want to understand how the world's economy works? Are you curious about the causes of unemployment or inflation? Do you want to learn more about how incentives affect and change individual behavior? Regardless of your major or where you see yourself after graduation, your understanding of how business systems work, and the world around you, will improve with an economics minor. With courses offered every semester and a curriculum composed of just 21 credit hours, the economics minor functions as the perfect complement to your current academic track. This minor is particularly appealing to students in the social sciences.

Courses

Economics Core

  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics

Economics Electives (Choose Five)

  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics 
  • Development Economics 
  • Money and Banking 
  • Game Theory 
  • Philosophy, Politics, and Economics 
  • International Economics 
  • Behavioral Economics 
  • Econometrics 
  • Topics in Economics 
  • Law and Economics 
  • Public Finance and Public Policy 
  • Financial Institutions 
  • Bulldog Investment Fund 
  •  Economics Elective 

If you need further information about this minor, please contact Heather Averett, director of graduate and undergraduate student services by emailing heaveret@samford.edu

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