Division of Professional Studies

Economics is offered as a minor at Young Harris College.

When viewing requirements for your minor, please select appropriate catalog year.

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What classes will you take?

  • A diverse set of classes in the liberal arts core
  • A large business core of accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, and public policy
  • Major classes in economics, including:
    • Behavioral economics: Study human irrationality and bad decision making
    • Development economics: Understand why poor nations are poor and what can be done about it
    • Public economics: Explore the government’s economic responsibilities

What can you do with an economics minor?

Economics prepares you for a range of graduate school and career options. Several YHC economics students have gone into entry-level jobs in marketing, financial planning, analysis, and government policy work. Of the ones who have pursued graduate school, they are studying a variety of topics like law, divinity, crisis management, and sustainability, as well as economics.

Click here to view the minor curriculum.