Economics, minor

Program Overview

Are you the analytical type, fascinated by the world around you? Do you enjoy puzzles or challenges and have the ability to make connections between ideas and concepts? If so, an economics minor could be the right fit for you.

An Economics minor from PLNU will help you learn how to gather, organize, and interpret data using successful and effective methodology. However, analyzing problems is only half of the equation. Introductory classes in microeconomics and macroeconomics will focus on theories, economic problem-solving, and real-world application. Advanced courses will engage you in specialized and relevant topics around economic development, money and banking, international economics, and more. You will also gain key communication skills along the way as you work to propose solutions and present your findings to your classmates, faculty, and business professionals.

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Course List

For information about the courses required for the Economics, minor program, view the PLNU Catalog. 

Course Information

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Student Support

For most students, the transition into college life is one full of adjustments. There is the excitement of newfound freedoms, but also some uncertainty as you begin to make choices and take responsibility for your own future. 

At PLNU, we’re committed to supporting you — academically, professionally, spiritually, personally — so that you may be successful both in your time as a student and beyond. That’s why we offer a holistic support system that focuses on your unique experiences, particular needs, and personal and professional goals — resulting from our deep concern for you, our student.

With a focus on authentic relationships and personalized attention, our goal is to help transform you so you can follow your calling in your own career and life.

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Career Opportunities

We live in a world that runs on a web of interconnected economic systems. An economics minor can complement any major by providing you with knowledge of  how economic growth and development affects systems on a global level.

A minor in economics combined with your bachelor’s degree can lead to careers in the following:

  • Market Research Analyst
  • Economic Consultant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Actuary
  • Policy Analyst
  • Economist
  • Government Analyst
  • Stockbroker
  • Management Consultant
  • Risk Analyst