This minor may be completed only by students admitted to the Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence options of Elementary Education. Students admitted to the Content Focus option are asked to identify the minor of their choice when admitted to the program. Students admitted to the other Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence options should fill out a minor declaration form available in the School of Education Student Services office, Room 139 Education Building.

The Economics minor requires a minimum of 24 credits. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 is required, based on all Economics minor coursework taken on the UW–Madison campus.

Students completing the Economics minor must complete at least one semester of calculus. Mathematics coursework may be applied toward the liberal studies requirement.

Introduction to Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
Complete one of the following:4-7
Principles of Microeconomics
and Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Economics-Accelerated Treatment
Intermediate Microeconomic Theory3-4
Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
Intermediate Microeconomic Theory - Advanced Treatment
Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory3-4
Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory - Advanced Treatment
Select one of the following, or an approved substitute:3-4
Statistics: Measurement in Economics (preferred)
Introduction to Statistical Methods
Introduction to Probability and Mathematical Statistics I
Introduction to Theory and Methods of Mathematical Statistics I
Economics Elective
Select one of the following (330 or 464 are preferred): 3-4
Money and Banking
International Trade
Introductory Econometrics
Analytical Public Finance
Human Resources and Economic Growth
Wages and the Labor Market
International Industrial Organizations
Industrial Organization and Imperfect Competition
Economics of Growth
Wealth and Income
Game Theory and Economic Analysis
Law and Economics
The Economics of Health Care
Issues in International Trade
Issues in International Finance
If needed, additional Economics coursework to reach the minimim of 24 credits.