Rhode Island College

2020-2021 Catalog


Economics Minor


Department of Economics and Finance

Department Chair:
Alema Karim

Economics Program Faculty: Professor Blais; Associate Professors Basu, Karim, Tashiro

Students must consult with their assigned advisor before they will be able to register for courses. A graded writing assignment is required for every course.

Course Requirements

The minor in economics consists of a minimum of 22 credit hours (six courses), as follows:

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ECON 214Principles of Microeconomics

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
ECON 215Principles of Macroeconomics

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 177Quantitative Business Analysis I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
 

ECON 314Intermediate Microeconomic Theory and Applications

4

Fall.
-Or-

ECON 315Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory and Analysis

4

Spring.
 

ECON 331Topics in Global Economics

4

Annually (even years).
-Or-

ECON 335Economics of Race and Gender

4

Annually (even years).
-Or-

ECON 337Economics of Climate Change and Sustainability

4

Annually (odd years).

AND ONE ADDITIONAL course in economics at the 400-level.

Total Credit Hours: 22