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Economics Certificate

Dive deeper into economics

The economics department offers an Economics of Global Issues Certificate. This Certificate provides students an opportunity to develop their global competency. One of the goals of UWEC is to provide students with "globally infused curricular and co-curricular experiences." This Certificate will also complement other programs on campus such as the Global Studies minor, the Latin American Studies major/minor, the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies major/minor, and other programs in Political Science.

Global Issues Certificate

12 Credits

This certificate requires 6 credits in micro and macroeconomic principles and allows for two elective courses. See the current catalog for more course specifics.

Catalog 2019-2020

How do I declare an economics certificate?

If you are interested in declaring an economics certificate, please see your academic advisor or contact the economics department chair at


Students cannot pursue the Economics Major and the Economics of Global Issues Certificate to meet graduation requirements for completing a first and second degree program.  Courses taken for the certificate cannot be applied to the student's major program.

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