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Department of Economics

Tod Porter, Chair
303 DeBartolo Hall
(330) 941-3428


This is a six-course certificate (18 semester hours) designed for high school teachers who wish to participate in the College Credit Plus program and teach principles of economics.


ECON 6912Microeconomic Theory 13
ECON 6922Macroeconomic Theory 13
ECON 6939The Economics of Financial Markets and Institutions3
ECON 6945Public Finance3
Two 3-hour courses at the 6900 or 5800 level (the 5800-level classes must be taken as a graduate student)6
Total Semester Hours18

Students must pass ECON 6912 Microeconomic Theory and ECON 6922 Macroeconomic Theory with a grade of "B" or better prior to teaching ECON 2610 Principles 1: Microeconomics or ECON 2630 Principles 2: Macroeconomics.

Note that prior to starting the program students must have taken of one of the following courses:

MATH 1552Applied Mathematics for Management4
MATH 1570Applied Calculus 14
MATH 1571Calculus 14