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Available to students majoring outside the Driehaus College of Business, the minor in Economics allows a student to learn the foundations of microeconomic and macroeconomic theory, along with the theoretical, quantitative and analytical skills necessary to understand business and policy issues.

Declaration Requirements 

To declare a minor in Economics, a non-Driehaus student must meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum cumulative DePaul grade point average of 2.000
  • A minimum Economics grade point average of 2.000
  • No grade of IN, R, or lower than C- in any Economics (ECO) course
  • Completion of a pre-calculus course as a prerequisite to the first course in Economics 

Course Requirements

A non-Driehaus student minoring in Economics is required to complete the following courses totaling at least 24.0 hours:

ECO 101 cannot be counted toward a major or minor in economics.

ECO 393 Internship in Applied Economics and ECO 395 Capstone Seminar in Economics may not be used as Economics Electives.

Graduation Requirements

All Economics (ECO) courses and any other courses used toward the Economics minor must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and with a combined GPA of 2.000 or higher.