Economics, Minor

Program Overview

In the Economics Minor, students study different types of theories and statistical methods used by economists. Students are prepared to gain a broad understanding of how consumers, firms and governments make decisions, and their implications.

Students must complete 16 credits for the Economics Minor.

Course topics may include:

  • Principles of Economics
  • Introductory Economics
  • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • Economics of Innovation and New Technologies
  • Mathematical Methods in Economics
  • Money and Banking
  • Structure of Industry: Competition, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Policy
  • Economics of Government Regulation and Firm Strategy
  • Public Finance
  • Health Economics and Policy
  • Development of Economic Thought
  • International Economics and Globalization
  • Open Economy Macroeconomics
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Applied Game Theory
  • Environmental Economics
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Economy, Technology, and Sustainability
  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Econometric Methods for Big Data
  • Economics of Biotech and Medical Innovations
  • Law and Economics
  • Economic Models of Decision-Making
  • Economics of Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Behavioral Financial Economics
  • Microeconomics of Decision-Making
  • Experimental Economics
  • Econometrics

See course catalog for details



The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Russell Sage Laboratory (SAGE) 5304, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-6575

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