Department Information

Chair:
Kathleen Burke
Old Main, Room 136
Phone: 607-753-4109
Fax: 607-753-5983
Email:
economics.department
@cortland.edu

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Program Details

Political Economy and Public Policy Minor [PEPP] (Minor)

Economics Department
Old Main, Room 136
607-753-4109

A. Required Course: 3 credit hours

Note: A minimum grade of C in ECO 105 is required for all political economy minors before taking upper-level courses that require this class as a prerequisite.

  • ECO 105 - Political Economy and Social Thought (3 cr. hr.)
B. Other Courses: 6 credit hours from the following:
  • ECO 303 - History of Economic Thought (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 304 - Comparative Economic Systems (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 306 - Comparative Approaches in Political Economy (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 307 - Marxian Economics (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 402 - Seminar in Economics (3 cr. hr.)
C. Other Courses: 3 credit hours from the following:
  • ECO 300 - Macroeconomic Theory (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 306 - Comparative Approaches in Political Economy (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 325 - Political Economy of Women (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 326 - Political Economy of Race and Class (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 335 - Resource and Environmental Economics (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 383 - Labor Economics (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 393 - Urban Economics (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 400 - Research Experience in Economics (1-3 cr. hr.)
    (in fields related to public policy)
  • ECO 432 - Fiscal Economics (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 482 - Labor Market Analysis (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 494 - Regional Economics (3 cr. hr.)
D. Other Courses: 3 credit hours from the following:

Note: MGT courses do not count toward the minor in political economy and public policy.

  • ECO 304 - Comparative Economic Systems (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 311 - Economic Development (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 312 - Economic Development of Latin America (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 313 - Economic Development of Asia (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 400 - Research Experience in Economics (1-3 cr. hr.)
    (in fields relating to international political economy)
  • ECO 401 - Co-op Education/Internship in Economics (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 441 - International Trade (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 443 - International Finance (3 cr. hr.)
Total Credit Hours Required for the Minor: 15-17