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Department of Economics

Minor in International Economics

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements INTECONMIN

The purpose of the International Economic Minor is to make the principles and fundamentals that govern global and international economics accessible to students with a wide range of academic backgrounds who are interested in international economic issues.

Requirements

The minor requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Fundamentals of Economics I. One (1) course:
    • ECON-B 251 Fundamentals of Economics for Business I
    • ECON-E 251 Fundamentals of Economics I
    • ECON-S 251 Fundamentals of Economics for Business I: Honors
  2. Fundamentals of Economics II. One (1) course:
    • ECON-B 252 Fundamentals of Economics for Business II
    • ECON-E 252 Fundamentals of Economics II
  3. International Economics. One (1) course:
    • ECON-E 303 Survey of International Economics
  4. Economic Growth and Development. One (1) course:
    • ECON-E 317 Economic Growth and Development
  5. Advanced International Economics. One (1) course:
    • ECON-E 318 Topics in International Economics
  6. Minor GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.
    1. Minor GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    2. Minor Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    3. Minor Upper Division Credit Hours. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    4. Minor Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.

Minor Area Courses

Unless otherwise noted below, the following courses are considered in the academic program and will count toward academic program requirements as appropriate:

  • Any course contained on the course lists for the academic program requirements at the time the course is taken--as well as any other courses that are deemed functionally equivalent--except for those listed only under Addenda Requirements
  • Any course directed to a non-Addenda requirement through an approved exception

This program of study cannot be combined with the following:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics (ECONBA)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics (ECONMATHBA)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science (ECONPOLSBA)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Economics (MATHECONBA)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics (POLSECONBA)
  • Interdepartmental Minor in Economics and Political Science (ECONPOLMIN)
  • Interdepartmental Minor in Political Science and Economics (POLSECNMIN)
  • Minor in Economics (ECONMIN)

Exceptions to and substitutions for minor requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.