Consumer Economics and Policy Minor CONSCI-MN

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The minor in Consumer Economics and Policy consists of a minimum of 12 credit hours. The minor is designed to enable students to understand the consumer/market relationship, with special emphasis on identification and solution of consumer problems. Students must take four 3-credit courses:

  • CONSCI 2910 Consumer Problems and Perspectives
  • CONSCI 3930 Consumer Decision Making
  • CONSCI 3940 The Multicultural Consumer: Methods of Data Analysis
  • CSCFFS 5130 Solutions to Consumer Problems

For further information about the minor program, contact the college.

Consumer Economics and Policy minor program guidelines

Required for graduation: No

Credit hours required: A minimum of 12 credit hrs. 1000 level courses shall not be counted toward the 12 credit hr minimum. Transfer and EM credit hours allowed A student is permitted to count up to 6 total hours of transfer credit and/or credit by examination.

Overlap with the GE: A student is permitted to overlap up to 6 credit hours between the GE and the minor.

Overlap with the major and additional minor(s):

  • The minor must be in a different subject than the major.
  • The minor must contain a minimum of 12 hours distinct from the major and/or additional minor(s).

Grades required: 

  • Minimum C- for a course to be listed on the minor.
  • Minimum 2.00 cumulative point-hour ratio required for the minor.
  • Course work graded Pass/Non-Pass cannot count on the minor.

Minor Approval: Minor program approval is not required as long as there is no variation from the minor program sheet. Any variations from the minor as indicated must be approved by the EHE Office of Academic Affairs located in A100 PAES Building (614-292-9621).

A student’s primary advisor can add the minor with the program code at the top of this sheet.

Filing the minor program form: The minor program form must be filed with the student’s college/school at least by the time the graduation application is submitted to a college/school counselor.

Changing the minor: Once the minor program is filed in the college office, any changes must be approved by the academic unit offering the minor.

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Undergraduate Minor Human Sciences


Note: Students exact curriculum may vary depending upon program of study determined by student and advisor.