Minor in Economics


The Department of Economics offers an undergraduate major leading to a bachelor’s degree. Undergraduate courses in economics provide broad knowledge of the field as a part of the program of liberal education offered by the College of Arts and Sciences. They also lay a solid foundation in economics to students interested in professional graduate training in economics or in careers in business, law, government, or journalism.

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Economics Minor

EC 201Introduction to Economic Analysis: Microeconomics4
EC 202Introduction to Economic Analysis: Macroeconomics4
EC 311Intermediate Microeconomic Theory4
EC 313Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory4
Two additional upper-division 4-credit courses in economics8
Total Credits24

Two of the four upper-division 4-credit courses must be taken from the UO economics department. Minor requirements cannot be satisfied with EC 401 Research: [Topic], EC 404 Internship, EC 405 Reading and Conference: [Topic]EC 407 Seminar: [Topic], or EC 408 Workshop: [Topic]. Courses applied to the economics minor must be completed with grades of C– or better.