Twin Cities Campus
Applied Economics Minor
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Link to a list of faculty for this program.
Department of Applied Economics Graduate Program, 231 Ruttan Hall, 1994 Buford Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55108-6040 (612-625-3777; fax: 612-625-6245)
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.
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.
Use of 4xxx courses towards program requirements is not permitted.
The Director of Graduate Studies must approve minor coursework. Courses must be taken at the 5XXX or 8XXX level.
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans.
Students may not complete the program with more than one sub-plan.
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.
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.