Economics, Minor

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Economics majors and Mathematical Economics majors are not eligible for this minor.

Rinker School of Business

West Palm Beach



Why Minor in Economics at PBA?

Study economics as a minor to develop strong communication skills and understand how businesses adapt to market dynamics. An economics minor can complement a degree in many fields such as business, sociology, political science, or humanities. Understanding the basics of economics and business principles can support your understanding of how society, policies, and markets work.

Skills in economics can be broadly applied across many industries, as you’ll develop your analytical thinking, decision-making, and critical thinking skills. 

  • Confidence in Christ: Center your faith and biblical principles in all your business endeavors.
  • High-Quality Networks: Thrive through internships and professional events here in the heart of Palm Beach County’s financial and wealth management district.
  • Study Abroad: Explore global business in places like Austria, China, Czechia, Dubai, and Egypt. Learn more about the Rinker School of Business’s study abroad opportunities.

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What You'll Learn

You’ll study a number of business topics through required courses and electives. Choose from classes such as:

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • International Economics
  • Financial Institutions, Markets, & Money
  • Labor Economics
  • Economic Growth and Development
  • Econometrics
  • Senior Seminar in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

What can I do with an Economics minor?

A minor in economics can support your career in government, finance, public policy, consulting, research, international relations, non-profit work, and more.

PBA awards over three million dollars in scholarships every year and 97% of PBA undergraduate students receive financial aid.

Learn more about your classes and requirements in the course catalog.

Course Catalog

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