Global Economics Minor

24 semester hours consisting of:

  • ECON 1050
  • HIST 1010, HIST 1060 or POLS 1600
  • Four upper division ECON courses from Course List 1 or three upper division ECON courses from Course List 1 and one upper division course from Course List 2
  • ECON 3900 EGEM Capstone Report

Additional Requirements:

One of the following:

  • Two years of foreign language or language proficiency level 3
  • An internship with an international focus (100 hours), an international internship (100 hours), or a Washington Center internship
  • Study abroad (semester or summer)
  • Other pertinent international experience approved by the Director of the Global Economics Minor and the Department Chair

An average grade of C is required in all courses in the minor.


Please see LMU Bulletin for complete list of courses and requirements.


Course List 1

ECON 3410 World Economic History

ECON 3690 Chinese Economic and Business System

ECON 3700 International Trade

ECON 3720 International Finance Theory

ECON 3750 Global Poverty

ECON 4740 Economic Development


Course List 2

APAM 4335 Asian Pacific American Politics and Social Movements

HIST 3702 Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Latin America

HIST 3704 Latin American Revolutions in Film

HIST 3706 Justice in Latin America

HIST 3708 Race in Latin America

HIST 4010 Pirates and Piracy

HIST 4200 Early Modern Europe

HIST 4205 Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

HIST 4206 20th-Century Europe

HIST 4215 European Imperialism

HIST 4250 Modern Britain and the British Empire

HIST 4255 Modern Ireland

HIST 4271 Modern Germany

HIST 4272 20th-Century Eastern Europe

HIST 4281 Modern Russia, 1825-1991

HIST 4282 Ethnicity and Empire in Russia

HIST 4520 The Ottoman Empire

HIST 4640 Colonial Africa, 1860-1980

HIST 4700 Early Mexico

HIST 4820 Modern China

POLS 3410 Politics of Africa

POLS 3420 Political Dynamics of East Asia: Greater China, Japan, and the Koreas

POLS 3425 Japanese Society and Politics

POLS 3430 Politics of Latin America

POLS 3440 Politics in the Middle East

POLS 3445 Politics of Modern Israel

POLS 3482 British Public Policy

POLS 3510 Politics of Development

POLS 3610 International Cooperation

POLS 3650 United States Foreign Policy

POLS 4650 The Politics of the Global Economy

POLS 4720 Global Human Rights

POLS 4750 Foreign Policy Analysis

POLS 5420 Rivalry and Cooperation in East Asia

POLS 5600 Theories of International Relations

POLS 5710 International Affairs and Social Justice

SOCL 3370 Sociology of Globalization

SOCL 3371 Gender and Global Migration