The economics minor requires 18 credits within the department, including Econ 103, 104, and one statistics course. The remaining 9 credits must be in upper-division (300-level and above) economics courses; 9 credits in upper-division courses must be taken in residence at UWM. Waiver or substitution in any of these categories may be approved by the Undergraduate Director in consultation with the student’s advisor.


Total Credits Required:

18 credits

Required Courses (9 credits)
  • Econ 103 - Principles of Microeconomics, 3 credits
  • Econ 104 - Principles of Macroeconomics, 3 credits
  • Econ 210 - Economic Statistics, 3 credits*
    (* Bus Adm 210 or MthStat 215 may be substituted for Econ 210 and will count in the minor GPA.)
Electives (9 credits)

Three courses (9 credits) in upper-division (300-level or above) economics courses taken in residence at UWM.

GPA Requirements

The College requires that students attain at least a 2.000 GPA on all credits in the minor, including any transfer work.