Minor in Economics

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The beauty of the general Econ Minor program is in its flexibility! If you would like to focus on a given discipline in economics, you can easily do that. The courses we offer can help you specialize in sub-disciplines like Development Economics, Environmental and Energy Economics, Capital Market and Financing, International/Trade, Health Economics and the list goes on! To explore the full range of courses offered, please visit Georgia Tech Econ Course Catalogue.



The minor requires a minimum of fifteen semester hours in Economics of which:

  • Nine semester hours must be advanced upper-level courses (numbered 3000 or above),
  • Nine semester hours must be taken at Georgia Tech,
  • All courses counting toward the minor must be taken on a letter-grade basis and must be completed with an overall grade point average of at least 2.0.
  • The course catalog provides full Economics minor degree requirements.

**Please note that courses used in any minor at Georgia Tech may NOT be used to fulfill Areas A-E requirements and courses required by name and number in a student's major degree program may not be used toward the minor.  A student may have no more than two minors.



Then all you need to do is complete the following steps!

  1. Select and register for your Econ courses!
  2. Download the "Add a Minor" form (https://registrar.gatech.edu/info/change-minor-form). For the general Econ Minor, please indicate "Economics" in the Minor field.
  3. Fill out the form and send it to Dr. Urmanbetova to sign (aselia@gatech.edu). Once both minor and major advisors sign the form, your major advisor or you should submit the form to the Registrar's Office. In light of Covid-19, you can fill out the form electronically.
  4. Subscribe to Econ Minors to stay in touch with the ECON Community.
  5. Finally, when having completed all requirements, fill out the last form -- Approved Program of Study -- and submit to your Major advisor and Dr. Urmanbetova for signatures. The signed form must be submitted to the registrar along with your application to graduate.


Have questions?

Contact Dr. Aselia Urmanbetova.