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Minor in Economics

From raising living standards to designing policies that preserve the environment, economics provides powerful tools for understanding the most pressing policy issues of the day. Our graduates go on to rewarding careers in academia, business, and the public sector. An economics degree is also excellent preparation for a range of career objectives, including graduate degrees in business, planning, public policy, and the law. Our mission is to provide a high-quality educational experience that enables students to understand the range of economic challenges facing Hawai‘i, the United States, and the Asia-Pacific region.

Learning Objectives

In practice, this broad learning objective requires that majors demonstrate abilities in the areas of:


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Important Note: Courses used to satisfy any core or major requirements for other degree programs cannot be used to satisfy the requirements for the minor in economics. CBA students cannot use Econ 321 to satisfy minor requirements if they have taken Bus 310 as they are considered equivalent courses.