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Financial Economics Minor

Description

University of Detroit Mercy's 18-credit minor in Financial Economics provides a foundation for understanding various economic principles, international finance, and money and capital markets.

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    Requirements for the Minor

    The Financial Economics minor requires 18 credits.

    The curriculum for business administration or accounting majors is:

    • ECN 2950 Microeconomic Principles (3 credits)
    • ECN 2960 Macroeconomic Principles (3 credits)
    • ECN 4460 Money and Capital Markets (3 credits)
    • ECN 4640 Practical Issues in Financial Economics (3 credits)
    • ECN 4660 International Finance (3 credits)
    • ECN 4850 Monetary and Fiscal Policy (3 credits)

    The curriculum for all other majors is:

    • ECN 2950 Microeconomic Principles (3 credits)
    • ECN 2960 Macroeconomic Principles (3 credits)
    • ECN 3050 Money and the Financial System* (3 credits)
    • ECN 4460 Money and Capital Markets (3 credits)
    • ECN 4850 Monetary and Fiscal Policy (3 credits)
    • Possible Electives—Choose One from the Following (3 credits):
      • ECN 4640 Practical Issues in Financial Economics (3 credits)
      • ECN 4660 International Finance (3 credits)

    *Note: ECN 3050 may not be counted toward the minor in Financial Economics by students majoring in Business Administration or Accounting. Students majoring in Business Administration or Accounting must complete both ECN 4640 and ECN 4660.

    In addition to the University limitation that a student cannot major and minor in the same program, the department further limits department majors and minors in crossing over between Economics and Financial Economics.

Program Contact Information

Ablaye Camara, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Economics
Briggs Building, Room 325
McNichols Campus

Email: camaraab@udmercy.edu
Telephone: 313-993-1098
Fax: 313-993-1166

Department Website

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