Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$318 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

Economics - Online Minor

Earn a minor in economics online through OSU Ecampus

Add economics to your undergraduate degree program and really focus your studies based on your career goals.

The OSU Department of Economics and Ecampus invite you to discover the flexibility and value of completing an economics minor online as part of your undergraduate degree program. 

Develop critical thinking and analytical skills

Pursuing a minor in economics provides training to use the mathematical and statistical models available to economists as they study the ways societies use scarce resources including land, labor, raw materials and machinery to produce goods and services.  Economists examine how individuals, organizations and societies make choices. Adding an economics minor is a good companion to other Ecampus online degree programs, such as:

  • Business - Examine relevant issues affecting economic growth for today's businesses.
  • Environmental sciences - Utilize statistical models and critical thinking to navigate solutions facing today's environment. 
  • Anthropology - Examine how societies choices influence how it uses scarce resources to produce and distribute goods and services.

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