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Skidmore College
Economics Department

Minors

The department offers a minor in economics that consists of a minimum of EC 103, EC 104, EC 235 and EC 236; MA 111 (MA 108 and MA 109); and at least two additional economics courses at the 300 level.

Effective for those who entered Fall 2017: Requirements for the economics minor are EC 103, EC 104, EC 235, and EC 236; MA 111 (MA 108 and MA 109); and at least two additional economics courses, at least one of which must be at the 300 level. Students may count a maximum of one 200-level elective course toward the minor, including courses transferred from study abroad or other insitutions. All electives must be 3- or 4-credit courses.

Effective for those who entered Fall 2019: Requirements for the economics minor are EC 103, EC 104, EC 235, EC 236, and two additional economics courses, at least one of which must be at the 300 level while one may be a 200-level elective. All electives must be 3- or 4-credit courses.

In addition, students are required to take Calculus I (MA 111 or MA 109).

Students may not count economics classes taken S/U above the 100 level toward the major or minor. EC 237 (or equivalents) does not count toward the minor.

Current students studying abroad or at other institutions in the U.S. may transfer a maximum of one economics course per term of study and no more than two courses in total. At a minimum, for minoring in economics, students must have taken at least four economics courses at Skidmore.

Transfer students should work with the registrar's office regarding potential credit for economics courses taken prior to matriculating at Skidmore.

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