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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Economics Minor

This minor can be declared through the Department of  Economics and Business .

The Department of Economics and Business offers a minor in economics. The economics minor is intended for cadets in other curricula who wish to supplement their major with a further study of economic theory. Cadets are required to complete EC 201 , EC 202 , EC 203 *, and four additional economics electives at the 300 or 400 level (these may include EC 300  and EC 330 ). To pursue a minor in economics, cadets must obtain the permission of the Head of the Department of Economics and Business and the head of the department of their major field. The necessary application form can be obtained from the Head of the Department of Economics and Business. Cadets must maintain an overall 2.0 in the minor and complete all required course work with a grade of “C” or higher. All required courses must be taken at VMI.

*Competency in quantitative methods can be demonstrated by  completing one of the following as a substitute: MA 124 , MA 326 , CIS 342 , PS 205 , IS 301 , or another approved course in mathematics.