Minor in Economics

Sharpen Your Analytical Skills

In economics, you’ll learn to evaluate and analyze some of the most complex problems the world has to offer. With this minor from the College of Business at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, you will explore the collection and use of economic data, the design of economic policy and institutions, and optimal decision-making with scarce resources.

Gain the Skills Employers Seek

Pursuing a Minor in Economics is a perfect way to complement the Bachelor of Science degree you’ll earn from UHCL. Not only will you be taught by professors with real-world business experience, but you can take advantage of career opportunities in areas such as project management, risk management, financial planning, consultation and budget planning. The 15 hours required for this minor can also provide keen direction for any graduate degree you might pursue in the future.

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Degree Requirements

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority - February 1
    Final - August 1

  • Spring

    Priority - September 1
    Final - December 1

  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Spring 2018
    Priority – January 4
    Final – January 16
  • Summer 2018
    Priority Deadline (Summer I and II)– May 22
    Final (Summer I) – June 5
    Final (Summer II) – July 9
  • Fall 2018
    Priority – August 13
    Final – August 27

Summer I and II Priority Application deadline for undergraduate transfer, former and non-degree seeking undergraduate/graduate students. Students who apply after this date must submit all required documentation with their paper application in the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester


  University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Accreditations and Distinctions

aacsb University of Houston-Clear Lake is an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Minor in Economics Faculty

Anne Anders

Anne Anders

Assistant Professor of Economics,

Contact number: 281-283-3255
Email: anders@uhcl.edu

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Stephen J. Cotten
Stephen Cotten

Stephen Cotten

Associate Professor of Economics,

Contact number: 281-283-3207
Email: Cotten@UHCL.edu
Office: B3121

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Jason Murasko
Jason Murasko

Jason Murasko

Associate Professor of Economics,

Contact number: 281-283-3107
Email: muraskoj@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Building, Suite 3121, Room 22

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