Graduate Minors

Economics Graduate Minor

A minor in economics will provide students with an understanding of the economic forces that impact almost every industry. Developing a solid base of economics theory will allow graduates to develop more effective policy and predict the outcome of decisions, no matter the field in which they work.

This minor would pair well with various graduate degrees across all disciplines, specifically:

  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • Health Administration
  • Hospitality Management
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Project Management
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Publishing
  • Retail and merchandising
  • Sport Management

This minor can be pursued by students studying both in both full and part-time programs.


Program Learning Priorities and Outcomes

After completion of this program, students will be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Apply economic reasoning to resource allocation problems
  • Use economic models to predict the effect of government or other policies
  • Use economic models to predict market outcomes
  • Be able to evaluate economic policies or market structures on the grounds of equity and efficiency


Program Requirements

Total Credits: 12

See the Drexel Course Catalog for full requirements and course descriptions.

Course Title Credits
ECON 601 Managerial Economics 3
Elective 1 3
Elective 2 3
Elective 3 3



Select three of the following electives:

  • BUSN 502: Essentials of Economics
  • ECON 548: Mathematical Economics
  • ECON 550: Econometrics
  • ECON 560 : Time Series Econometrics
  • ECON 610: Microeconomics
  • ECON 614: Macroeconomics
  • ECON 616: Public Finance and Cost Benefit Analysis
  • ECON 621: Business, Government, and Global Macroeconomics
  • ECON 630 : International Economics
  • ECON 631: International Macroeconomics
  • ECON 634: History of Economic Analysis
  • ECON 639: Applied Industrial Analysis
  • ECON 644: Trade Policy: Theory and Evidence
  • ECON 650: Business & Economic Strategy: Game Theory & Applications
  • ECON 661: Health Economics
  • ECON 662: Economic Analysis of Health Systems
  • ECON 700: Economics Seminar


Sample Plan of Study

Term Course
Term 1 ECON 601
Term 2 Elective 1
Term 3 Elective 2
Term 4 Elective 3