Economics (Minor)

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Stuart School of Business prepares students to thrive in industries and companies where innovation and technology are keys to success in a rapidly changing business environment.

For Illinois Tech students majoring in a technical field, a business-related minor can help you develop valuable business knowledge and skills to advance your career growth and take advantage of management and entrepreneurial opportunities.

The Minor in Economics covers micro- and macro-economics, behavioral economics and consumer decision-making, and the basics of quantitative finance. This program is ideal if you would like to incorporate basic economic, financial, and consumer behavior knowledge into your skill set.

Program Overview

The Minor in Economics covers micro- and macro-economics, behavioral economics and consumer decision-making, and the basics of quantitative finance. This program is ideal if you would like to incorporate basic economic, financial, and consumer behavior knowledge into your skill set.

Career Opportunities

An advanced education opens up a variety of career opportunities.

The Minor in Economics consists of a minimum of five courses covering principles and models in economics and finance, especially related to business strategy and decision-making.

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The Minor in Economics is available to all Illinois Tech undergraduate students except those majoring in business administration.

Featured Faculty

Priyanka Sharma
Assistant Professor of Economics
Liad Wagman
Associate Professor of Economics
Khairy Tourk
Professor of Economics
Haizhi Wang
Associate Professor of Finance
Li Cai
Associate Professor of Finance