Program Summary

Gain confidence in your ability to approach economic problems logically and explain their solutions clearly. The course work for this 18-credit online minor emphasizes analytical and critical thinking.

Costs and Financial Aid

18 Credits $576/$617 per credit

Costs and Financial Aid 

An economics minor can provide you with the skills that are highly valued by many employers, including analytical and critical thinking. The study of economics can teach you to approach problems logically and explain your solutions. The economics minor will introduce you to methods of economic analysis, economic models, and basic statistical concepts.

The knowledge and skills that you gain can prepare you to work in a variety of fields including, but not limited to, business, financial institutions, government, and national and international nonprofit organizations. 

In this program, you will have the opportunity to study with highly regarded faculty from Penn State's College of the Liberal Arts, one of the premier institutions in the world to study and work in the liberal arts disciplines.