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Minor in Economics

A minor in economics will deepen your understanding of economic institutions, policies, and issues, which will give you an edge in today's dynamic, uncertain world. Our economics minor will allow you to get a broad understanding of economics or to sharpen your focus on an area you want to learn more about.

Core Requirements

To earn a minor in economics, students must first apply for admission to the minors program in the Student Success Center. To be admitted to the program, students must have a minimum 2.50 cumulative UW GPA. Students must maintain a cumulative 2.50 GPA in the required economics courses for the minor to be awarded.


Coursework requirements for a minor in economics
Course Credit Hours
ECON 3010 3
ECON 3020 3
Any ECON Course (excl. 3010, 3020) 3
Any 2 ECON Courses (4000-level) 6
Total 15

Additional Information

More information about program requirements can be found in the course catalog. For questions regarding the program, please email Tyler Kjorstad (our department's Director of Undergraduate Studies) or call (307) 766-2175.

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Department of Economics

College of Business Department 3985

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2175

Fax: 307-766-4028


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