Minor in Economics (COL, FLL, MSB, NHS)

A minor in Economics requires the successful completion of six (6) courses in Economics and Calculus I (Math 035). The required courses include:

  • Principles of Microeconomics (ECON-001) and Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON-002), or Principles of Micro and Macro combined (ECON-003*)
  • Either Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON-101) or Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECON-102)
  • Economic Statistics (ECON-121)
  • Two economics electives chosen among any courses in the Department
  • Calculus I (Math-035)**

*Requires one additional ECON-elective so as to be credited with the appropriate 6 courses

**Calculus I is a prerequisite for all 100 level Economics courses.

Note: at least 50% of the course work toward an economics minor must be taken in the Economics Department at Georgetown.

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Prof. Marius Schwartz serves as the Director of Undergraduate Studies and is responsible for the Economics Minor. Contact him if you are a current student with questions about a Minor in economics. His office hours for Fall 2017 are Tuesdays 3:30 - 5:30 pm, Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:00 pm, and by appointment, in ICC 572.

Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Thomas Lewis can answer questions about the Economics Minor, and can also sign forms for Major and Minor Declaration, Transfer Credit, Study Abroad, etc. His office hours are Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 11:30 pm and 1:30 - 5:00 pm in ICC 580-A.