Financial Economics Minor
The Financial Economics minor provides students with a foundation in the economics of financial markets and institutions, and introduces them to various types of financial assets and models associated with the allocation of financial resources. With the Financial Economics minor, students gain an understanding of specialized terminology used in finance and the fundamental concepts of a market economy. The minor is open to all students, except those majoring in economics, who should, instead, consider the financial economics track within their major.
|Minor Requirements (24 credits)|
|ECON-103||Introduction to Microeconomics||4|
|ISECON-104||Introduction to Macroeconomics||4|
|ECON-420||Econometrics (requires a research project related to financial/monetary economics)||4|
**Please note some courses have prerequisites.
Upon completion of the Financial Economics Minor, students will:
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the macroeconomic and microeconomic principles underlying various types of financial markets and instruments.
- Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental accounting definitions and principles.
- Demonstrate ability to interpret, manipulate, and analyze financial data, and the ability to conduct research on topics of financial economics.