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Applied Economics Minor

Applied Economics
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
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Contact Information
Department of Applied Economics Graduate Program, 231 Ruttan Hall, 1994 Buford Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55108-6040 (612-625-3777; fax: 612-625-6245)
  • Program Type: Graduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2018
  • Length of program in credits (master's): 9
  • Length of program in credits (doctoral): 15
  • This program does not require summer semesters for timely completion.
Graduate study in applied economics requires an operational knowledge of economic theory and modern methods of quantitative analysis, as well as practical application in specialized fields of inquiry, which include consumer behavior; household economics; health economics; labor economics; policy analysis; production and marketing economics; resource and environmental economics; and trade and development economics.
Program Delivery
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Prerequisites for Admission
The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.00.
Special Application Requirements:
Courses for the minor must be approved by the director of graduate studies in the Applied Economics Graduate Program.
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Program Requirements
Use of 4xxx courses towards program requirements is not permitted.
Program Sub-plans
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans.
Students may not complete the program with more than one sub-plan.
Masters
At least 9 credits of 5xxx or 8xxx coursework in applied economics, approved by the Applied Economics director of Graduate Studies, are required. All courses in the minor must be taken A-F and completed with a GPA of 3.00 or higher.
Doctoral
At least 15 credits of 5xxx or 8xxx courses in applied economics, approved by the Applied Economics director of Graduate Studies, are required. All courses in the minor must be taken A-F and completed with a GPA of 3.00 or higher.
 
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