Economics Minor

Gain an understanding of issues such as inflation and deflation, employment and unemployment, economic stability and growth.

The Economics Minor (18 credits) provides an opportunity for students in any major to study how societies produce, distribute, and consume goods and services in traditional, command, and market economies.  Students can gain an understanding of the reasons for, and alternative policies to deal with, issues such as inflation and deflation, employment and unemployment, economic stability and growth.  The Economics Minor will supplement studies in other disciplines and increase students’ understanding of political and economic issues.

Summary of Requirements

The following four courses are required (12 cr.):

  • EC 211 Macroeconomics
  • EC 212 Microeconomics (Prerequisite; EC 211)
  • EC 331 Money and Banking (Prerequisite: EC 211)
  • EC 340V (G) Global Economic Issues

Two additional courses from the following list are required (6 cr.):

  • EC 338V Wealth and Poverty
  • EC 443 Public Finance
  • EC 445 American Economic History
  • FN 435 International Finance (Prerequisites: EC 212 and FN 226)

Major in Social Sciences with Emphasis in Economics

This specialization allows you to pursue your interest in Economics while benefiting from the integrated, interdisciplinary course of study that comprises Dominican College’s Social Sciences major.  For details, please see Social Sciences.


Dominican College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), lcated at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, and Management (specializations in Financial Management, International Management, Management Information Systems and Marketing Management).
  • Visit the IACBE website