Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Economics Minor

Effective Fall 2017, any Loyola student who wishes to expand his or her skills in economics may pursue an economics minor. The minor requires 18 credit hours in the following courses:

  • Economics 201 (Principles of Microeconomics)
  • Economics 202 (Principles of Macroeconomics)
  • Economics 303 (Intermediate Microeconomics) OR Economics 304 (Intermediate Macroeconomics) (prerequisites: sophomore standing, minimum grade of “C-“ or better in ECON 201 and 202)
  • Plus THREE upper-division (300 and above) Economics elective classes

All Quinlan students are limited to double dipping one course between majors/minor.

Important Details

At the discretion of the Quinlan School of Business, a maximum of one transfer course taken prior to matriculating at Loyola University Chicago may be allowed. A 2.0 average GPA is required for all attempted business courses. (BA in Economics students must also earn a 2.0 average GPA for all attempted Economics courses).

Quinlan students are limited to double dipping once (that is, counting one course twice) between any major or minor combination, regardless of what program the major or minor is taken in. Non-Quinlan students are limited to double dipping twice (that is, counting two courses twice) between business school minors and/or their respective majors.

Students planning to study abroad are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor early in the planning stage. A student will be permitted to take up to two approved courses in any Quinlan major or minor (and including BA Economics majors). All courses must be approved by the Quinlan Undergraduate Dean.