College of Arts and Sciences

Minor in Political Economy

If you are interested in how economic theory influences public policy, you may want to consider a minor in political economy. It is a great complement to any area of study.

About the Minor


The political economy curriculum exposes you to political and economic philosophies and to the consequences of specific public policies.

Minor Requirements

You must complete a total of 24 credits, including 12 in the following required courses:

  • Principles of Macroeconomics  
  • Principles of Microeconomics  
  • Power and Politics in America  
  • Politics


An additional 12 credits of upper-division work is required, 6 of which should be in economics and 6 in politics and government.

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