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Why Choose Goddard’s Economics Minor?

In this minor, you will learn about the national economy and think critically to solve problems in the business world.

Our economics minor is an excellent complement to any degree, providing knowledge and information that will make you a better-informed consumer and participant in the world economy.

This minor also provides a basis for a better understanding of world events.

What You’ll Learn

You will gain knowledge about our national economy. 

Specifically, you will graduate with knowledge and skills in:

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • US financial systems
  • Monetary policies
  • Economic theories
  • Consumer behavior

What You Can Do

You will learn critical thinking and problem solving skills that are essential in any profession.

You will also be prepared for jobs that call for:

  • Data analysis
  • Pricing
  • Purchasing
  • Report writing

You will have the opportunity to publish your research and present at conferences.

Opportunities to present your research include:


  • Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research 
  • National Conference on Undergraduate Research 
  • WSU's Undergraduate research journal, ERGO


You must be a student whose major is outside of The Goddard School. Approval of your minor by the department chair is required.