Minor in Political Economy

REQUIREMENTS FOR MINOR IN POLITICAL ECONOMY

To earn a minor in political economy, a student must complete 28 credits (12 credits of which must be taken in residence at PSU), to include the following:

Required Courses:

  • EC 201, 202 Principles of Economics....................................................................8 credits
  • EC 460 History of Economic Thought...................................................................4 credits
Economics electives chosen from:............................................................................16 credits

  • EC 338 The Political Economy of Latin America
  • EC 339 Political Economy of Japanese Development
  • EC 345 Marxist Political Economy
  • EC 348 The Globalization Debate
  • EC 411 Cultural Economics
  • EC 417 Women in the Economy
  • EC 419 The Economics of Race and Ethnicity
  • EC 445 Comparative Economic Systems
  • EC 446 Institutional Economics
  • EC 447 Economics of Transition
  • EC 450 Economics of Development
  • EC 451 Small Businesses in Developing Areas
Total: 28 Credit Hours

Courses must be taken for a letter grade and must be graded C- or above.