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Twin Cities Campus
Econometrics MinorEconomics
College of Liberal Arts
The Econometrics minor appeals to students who plan to pursue careers related to Mathematics, Statistics, and Data Science. The minor will give students the ability to work with economic data, use estimation techniques to prove or disprove their hypothesis, and draw conclusions. Data analysis is a highly marketable skill.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
Admission Requirements
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the
Office of Admissions
website.
Required prerequisites
Principles of Micro and Macroeconomics
Take exactly 2 course(s) totaling exactly 8 credit(s) from the following:
·
ECON 1101  Principles of Microeconomics
[SOCS, GP]
(4.0 cr)
or
APEC 1101  Principles of Microeconomics
[SOCS, GP]
(4.0 cr)
or
APEC 1101H  Principles of Microeconomics
[SOCS, GP]
(4.0 cr)
Required prerequisites
Calculus I
Take exactly 1 course(s) totaling exactly 4 credit(s) from the following:
·
MATH 1271  Calculus I
[MATH]
(4.0 cr)
or
MATH 1371  CSE Calculus I
[MATH]
(4.0 cr)
or
MATH 1571H  Honors Calculus I
[MATH]
(4.0 cr)
Minor Requirements
Students may receive no more than one undergraduate degree from the Department of Economics: a BA or a BS or a minor.
Core Course
Take exactly 1 course(s) totaling exactly 4 credit(s) from the following:
·
ECON 3101  Intermediate Microeconomics
(4.0 cr)
Mathematics
Take exactly 3 course(s) totaling exactly 12 credit(s) from the following:
Calculus II
·
MATH 1272  Calculus II
(4.0 cr)
or
MATH 1372  CSE Calculus II
(4.0 cr)
or
MATH 1572H  Honors Calculus II
(4.0 cr)
·
Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
·
MATH 2243  Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
(4.0 cr)
or
MATH 2373  CSE Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
(4.0 cr)
or
MATH 2574H  Honors Calculus IV
(4.0 cr)
Statistics
Take exactly 2 course(s) totaling exactly 8 credit(s) from the following:
·
Option 2
Econometrics
Take exactly 1 course(s) totaling exactly 4 credit(s) from the following:
·
ECON 4261  Introduction to Econometrics
(4.0 cr)
Electives
Take exactly 2 course(s) totaling 6  8 credit(s) from the following:
·
ECON 4115  Uncertainty and Information
(4.0 cr)
·
ECON 4118  Advanced Mathematical Economics
(4.0 cr)
·
ECON 4631  Industrial Organization and Antitrust Policy
(3.0 cr)
·
ECON 4751  Financial Economics
(3.0 cr)
·
ECON 4831  CostBenefit Analysis
(3.0 cr)


Credits:  4.0 [max 4.0] 
Course Equivalencies:  Econ 1101/1165 ApEc 1101/1101H 
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Course Equivalencies:  Econ 1101/1165 ApEc 1101/1101H 
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Course Equivalencies:  Econ 1101/1165 ApEc 1101/1101H 
Grading Basis:  AF only 
Typically offered:  Every Fall 
Credits:  4.0 [max 4.0] 
Course Equivalencies:  ApEc 1102/Econ 1102/1105/1112 
Typically offered:  Every Fall, Spring & Summer 
Credits:  3.0 [max 3.0] 
Course Equivalencies:  ApEc 1102/Econ 1102/1105/1112 
Typically offered:  Every Spring 
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Course Equivalencies:  Math 1271/1281/1371/1471/1571H 
Typically offered:  Every Fall, Spring & Summer 
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Course Equivalencies:  Math 1271/1281/1371/1471/1571H 
Typically offered:  Every Fall & Spring 
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Course Equivalencies:  Math 1271/1281/1371/1471/1571H 
Grading Basis:  AF only 
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Credits:  4.0 [max 4.0] 
Course Equivalencies:  Econ 3101/Econ 3012/ApEc 3001 
Grading Basis:  AF or Aud 
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Course Equivalencies:  Math 1272/Math 1282/Math 1372/ 
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Course Equivalencies:  Math 1272/Math 1282/Math 1372/ 
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Course Equivalencies:  Math 1272/Math 1282/Math 1372/ 
Grading Basis:  AF only 
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Course Equivalencies:  Math 2243/Math 2373/Math 2574H 
Typically offered:  Every Fall, Spring & Summer 
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Course Equivalencies:  Math 2243/Math 2373/Math 2574H 
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Course Equivalencies:  Math 2243/Math 2373/Math 2574H 
Grading Basis:  AF only 
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Credits:  4.0 [max 4.0] 
Course Equivalencies:  Math 2263/Math 2374/Math 2573H 
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Course Equivalencies:  Math 2263/Math 2374/Math 2573H 
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Typically offered:  Every Fall & Spring 
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Typically offered:  Every Fall & Spring 
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Typically offered:  Every Fall 
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Course Equivalencies:  Math 5651/Stat 5101 
Typically offered:  Every Fall & Spring 
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Typically offered:  Every Fall & Spring 
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Typically offered:  Every Fall & Spring 
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Grading Basis:  AF or Aud 
Typically offered:  Every Fall, Spring & Summer 
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Grading Basis:  AF only 
Typically offered:  Every Fall & Spring 
Credits:  4.0 [max 4.0] 
Course Equivalencies:  Econ 4113/Econ 4113H/Econ 4118 
Grading Basis:  AF only 
Typically offered:  Periodic Fall & Spring 
Credits:  3.0 [max 3.0] 
Course Equivalencies:  Econ 3601/Econ 4631/Econ 4631H 
Grading Basis:  AF or Aud 
Typically offered:  Every Fall, Spring & Summer 
Credits:  3.0 [max 3.0] 
Course Equivalencies:  Econ 4751/Econ 4751H/Econ 4758 
Grading Basis:  AF or Aud 
Typically offered:  Every Fall, Spring & Summer 
Credits:  3.0 [max 3.0] 
Course Equivalencies:  Econ 4611H/Econ 4831 
Grading Basis:  AF or Aud 
Typically offered:  Every Fall, Spring & Summer 