A minor in economics is an excellent choice for those interested in business, finance, government and administration. Our distinguished faculty will make minoring in economics at Regent a rewarding experience as you gain insight into macroeconomic theories, the role of entrepreneurship and the political economy.
Students choosing the minor in economics must take:
ECON 290 Political Economy (3)
ECON 320 Intermediate Microeconomics (3)
ECON 360 Entrepreneurship, Market Processes and Economics Growth (3)
ECON 380 International Economics (3)
ECON 450 History of Economic Thought (3)
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Uses the tools of economics to examine decision-making in non-market institutions with a particular emphasis on government decision-making. Cross-listed with GOVT 290. Prerequisite: ECON 120 or ECON 260.
Demand, production, cost, and resource allocation in a market economy. Market structures are developed and various forms of market failure are analyzed; models of risk and uncertainty, factor pricing and income distribution. Prerequisite: ECON 120 or ECON 260.
Economic growth and development with a special emphasis on the role of entrepreneurship are applied to the problem of poverty particularly in underdeveloped economies. The interrelationships of economic, political, sociological, historical, theological and technological factors are examined. Prerequisite: ECON 120 or ECON 260.
Studies the principles, concepts, theories and implications of international economics from a trade and business perspective. Topics include: trade policy, restrictions, tariffs, immigration, exchange rate regimes, protectionism, regional trade agreements and impact on global trade. Prerequisite: ECON 230.
Examines the development of economic theory from ancient times to the present. Economic concepts in the Bible are discussed as well as contributions of Greece, Rome, the Middle Ages, and the Reformation with a particular emphasis on developments since the eighteenth century. Prerequisites: ECON 230 and ECON 320.