Economics and Finance

West Chester University

Contact Info
Office: 309C Anderson Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone (610) 436-3331
Email: Department Chair


Minor in Economics

In furtherance of our stated mission "to promote economics and financial literacy to all students who take our principles courses ……… as part of the business core", the Economics and Finance department offers a Minor in Economics. The key learning objectives for the student desiring a Minor in Economics are the development of communication skills, problem solving skills, technological skills and an understanding of theoretical concepts in Economics.

In order to achieve these learning objectives, the Minor in Economics program requires the completion of 15 credits of prerequisite courses and 12 credits of Economics core and elective courses. Follow the appropriate link below to the admission and retention requirements into the Minor in Economics program:

Students entering in Fall 2010 and after

is possible to complete the requirements for the major during the four year period of undergraduate study. Students are therefore advised to contact their advisors as quickly as possible for guidance.