Minors

The Department of Economics and Finance offers minor programs in economics, business economics, international economics, social science, and finance that student may pursue in conjunction with a major.

Minors in Economics and Finance

  • Economics Minor: 21 hrs

    ECO 230, 231, 305, 330, 331; and six hours of business electives (may include ECO and FIN) approved by advisor. Six hours must be upper-level courses completed in residence at Murray State University.

  • Business Economics Minor: 22 hrs

    ACC 200, CIS 243, 343; ECO 230, 231, 305, 330, 331. Six hours must be upper-level courses completed in residence at Murray State University.

  • International Economics Minor: 21 hrs

    ECO 230, 231, 315, 410, 460; and six hours of closely related upper-level electives, with a significant international dimension, as approved by advisor. Six hours must be upper-level courses completed in residence at Murray State University.

  • Social Science Minor: 24 hrs

    Open only to majors in economics, geography, history, or political science who seek secondary certification in social studies.

    ECO 231, GSC 110, HIS 221, 222, POL 140, SOC 133; and six hours of upper level courses (300 or above) from the social science disciplines with approval of advisor. Courses required for a major may not be counted toward the minor; substitutions must be from a social science discipline other than the major and be approved by the advisor; and requirements for certification for teaching secondary school social studies, grades 8 through 12 through the College of Education must also be met.

  • Finance Minor: 21 hrs

    ACC 200, 201; FIN 330, 332, 333; three hours of FIN or ECO electives; three hours of business electives (may include FIN or ECO). Six hours must be upper-level courses completed in residence at Murray State University.

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