Economics drives global industry and governmental policy. Learn economic principles and equip yourself with the analytical tools to understand the role of economics in different markets, business cycles, and fiscal and monetary policy.
Ignite your career by complementing your major area of study with a minor in economics at St. Thomas Aquinas College.
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- Undergraduate minor
- 18 credits
- Sport Management
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Examine the global economic environment and take a deeper look at core microeconomic and macroeconomic principles. This course covers the basic economic theories of trade, trade barriers, exchange rates and their effect on economic agents and government policy, foreign exchange markets, and international monetary policy.
Participate in the College Fed Challenge, a competition sponsored by the Federal Reserve System of the United States. Learn the inner workings of the U.S. economy and monetary policy, conduct independent research, collaborate with your team, and develop superior presentation and communication skills. Deliver your final presentation alongside students from other colleges and universities at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Learn basic economic concepts with a focus on the world of sports. Study the industrial organization of sports and consider why sports leagues exist. This course covers it all, including the impact of both public economics and labor economics in the world of sports, why players earn such high wages, and why they organize into unions.
A minor in economics complements careers in many industries, including:
- Sports Management
- Public Policy