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University of Maine at Fort Kent • 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME 04743

Economics Minor

The minor in economics is designed to help students develop a basic understanding of the principles and applications of economics. The student pursuing this minor will develop an understanding of: the role of markets and their many forms; the influence of the government and its agencies in affecting economic growth levels of employment; interest rates and inflation; the causes and influences of international trade; the effects of governmental regulation and policy on economic behavior. Students successfully completing the minor will learn to apply economic concepts to better understand contemporary social and market issues.

Minor Requirements

CRN Course Name Credits
ECO 100 Macroeconomics 3 credits
ECO 101 Microeconomics 3 credits
ECO 300 Intermediate Macroeconomics Theory 3 credits
ECO 318 Managerial Economics 3 credits
ECO 320 International Trade and Finance 3 credits
ECO 210 Environmental Economics OR  
    BUS 301     Principles of Corporate Finance II OR  
    BUS 409     Principles of Investment Management 3 credits
Total 18 credits

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