Economics Minor Requirements
The management and organization minor is designed to provide students with an understanding of management theory, practices and principles within a liberal arts curriculum.
Objectives: Upon completion of the management and organization minor a student will be able to:
- Comprehend the fundamental concepts and principles of financial accounting.
- Identify the key relationships and concepts associated with various theories of management.
- Identify the central role of marketing as an economic activity linking physical production to the ultimate consumption of goods and services.
- Comprehend within an economic context the strategic role and relationships involving marketing institutions, final consumers, marketing functions and marketing policies.
- Apply the theories, concepts and techniques of finance to real-world business decision-making.
- Comprehend the application of management and organization theory to actual work situations.
- Develop the student’s decision-making capacity and confidence from the vantage point of actual work situations.
- Develop the skills and capabilities required to succeed in the world of work and to successfully pursue graduate study in business.
Requirements: For the minor, a student is required to take 28 semester hours in the following courses: Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 241); Principles of Microeconomics (ECON 242); Basic Statistics; Principles of Accounting (MGT 261); Principles of Management (MGT 300); Principles of Marketing (MGT 305); Principles of Finance (MGT 320). Economics majors must take an additional 4 hours of Economics or 4 hours of Management and Organization electives. For further information, contact the program coordinator in the Economics Department.