Texas Tech University

Minor in Economics

The Minor in Economics at Texas Tech University offers students a comprehensive introduction to the principles of economics and their application to real-world problems. This minor provides students with a solid foundation in economics, and offers an interdisciplinary approach to the subject that is useful for a wide range of careers. It's an ideal complement to any major, giving students a deeper understanding of the economic systems and trends shaping our world. By completing the minor, students will develop critical thinking skills, enhanced analytical abilities, and the capacity to make informed decisions about economic issues. Whether you're looking to expand your career options or simply deepen your knowledge of economics, the Minor in Economics can provide valuable training and insights.

The Minor in Economics is an 18-credit-hour program consisting of the following requirements:

  • ECO 2301 - Principles of Economics I
  • ECO 2302 - Principles of Economics II
  • ECO 3311 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECO 3312 - Intermediate Economic Theory
  • Two elective courses in advanced economics.

Check out the degree plan: Economics, Undergraduate Minor

Grade Requirements and Residence

Students with either a major or minor in the Department of Economics must have at least a C in all economics courses in all programs. Courses required for the minor in Economics degree may not be taken pass/fail. Courses taken pass/fail by a student before declaring a major or minor will be evaluated by the curriculum committee of the department and a decision rendered as to whether they will satisfy the degree requirements. Students choosing any of the undergraduate programs offered by the Department of Economics must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours of their economics courses in residence at Texas Tech University. Students minoring in economics must complete a minimum of 6 semester hours of their economics courses in residence at Texas Tech.