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Academics at ESF: Undergraduate Minors
Economics Minor

Coordinator: Dr. John Wagner

Economics analyzes how people with limited resources make choices and provides the fundamentals for good decision-making. The minor in economics provides students with common microeconomic models and tools that can be used to analyze optimal management and policy decisions in natural resources management.

The Economics minor totals 15 credits. 

Required Courses

Course Number Course Codes * Credits
FOR 207 Introduction To Economics   3
ECN 301 Intermediate Microeconomics   3
ECN 311 Intermediate Mathemat. Micro   3

In addition, students must choose from the following directed electives (a minimum of 9 credits)

Directed Electives

Course Number Course Codes * Credits
FOR 333 Natural Resrc Managerial Econ   3
SRE 454 Sustainble Energy Fin&Analysis   3
FOR 495 Undergrad Teaching Assistance   1 - 3
FOR 670 Resource & Envrn Economics   3
ESC 422 Energy Markets and Regulation   3
ERE 430 Engr Decision Analysis   3

It is the responsibility of the student to meet any prerequisites associated with courses in the minor.

Admission to the minor requires students to have a cumulative grade point average of 2.70 or better after one semester at ESF (or as a transfer student with the same standing).