UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Economics Minor

Minor Requirements 24-25 Total Credits

Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts Option

Required Courses: 15-16 cr. hrs.
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3 cr.
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr.
ECON 205 Quantitative Analysis
or MATH 156 or MATH 166 3-4 cr.
ECON 301 Intermediate Microeconomics 3 cr.
ECON 302 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3 cr.

Elective Courses*: 9 cr. hrs.
Choose nine credits from the following categories with at most three credits from the disciplines outside the area of Economics:

  • Elective courses in the area of Economics: ECON 305, ECON 312, ECON 316, ECON 324, ECON 326, ECON 328, ECON 329, ECON 332, ECON 334, ECON 338, ECON 340, ECON 342, ECON 344, ECON 362, ECON 378, ECON 426, ECON 489, ECON 499
  • Elective courses outside the area of Economics: ACCT 232, ACCT 321, ACCT 322, ACCT 356; BLAW 265, BLAW 266; CBE 370 (limited to one 3-credit study tour); CSIS 161, CSIS 162, CSIS 215, CSIS 225; FINC 345, FINC 347, FINC 348, FINC 446; MNGT 300, MNGT 318, MNGT 320, MNGT 330, MNGT 340, MNGT 350, MNGT 355, MNGT 361, MNGT 430; MKTG 310, MKTG 312, MKTG 355, MKTG 365, MKTG 445; AGEC 355, AGEC 450; GEOG 220, GEOG 237; MATH 236, MATH 256, MATH 266, MATH 316, MATH 326, MATH 327, MATH 331, MATH 356, MATH 357, MATH 366, MATH 367, MATH 371, MATH 431, MATH 456; PHIL 304; POLS 212, POLS 230, POLS 245, POLS 369; or PSYC 250, PSYC 265.

*Some elective courses may have prerequisites

Education

Education Option

Required Courses: 6 cr. hrs.
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3 cr.
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr.
Electives in Economics: 18 cr. hrs.
Choose from:
ECON 305 Money and Banking 3 cr.
ECON 312 Political Economy of Discrimination 3 cr.
ECON 316 Managerial Economics 3 cr.
ECON 324 Labor Economics 3 cr.
ECON 328 Domestic Topics in Third World Economic
Development 3 cr.
ECON 329 Global Topics in Third World Economic
Development 3 cr.
ECON 332 Public Finance 3 cr.
ECON 334 Public Regulation 3 cr.
ECON 340 Contemporary International Trade 3 cr.
ECON 342 International Finance 3 cr.
ECON 344 Comparative Economic Systems 3 cr.
ECON 362 History of Economic Thought 3 cr.
ECON 378 Semester Abroad Research 3 cr.
ECON 379 Internship 2-6 cr.
ECON 389 Special Topics in Economics 1-3 cr.
ECON 426 Forecasting and Econometrics 3 cr.
ECON 450 Introduction to Natural Resources Economics 3 cr.
ECON 489 Special Topics: Economics 1-3 cr.

Department of Economics

124 South Hall
715-425-3335
www.uwrf.edu/CBE/

Hamid Tabesh–Chair, Jackie Brux, Hossein Eftekari, Jennifer Hafer, Logan Kelly, Pascal Ngoboka, Glenn Potts, Susan K. Rogers, Brian Schultz, John Walker, Ellen Schultz-Academic Advisor.