AEM Minors

The Dyson School offers one management minor and three applied economics minors available to all undergraduate students at Cornell University. Each minor consists of at least 17 credit hours. Unless prior permission is obtained, there can be no substitutions for the courses required for each minor.

AEM Management Minor

AEM Applied Economics Minors

Admission Requirements

  1. Review: Review the tables of requirements below to better understand the minor requirements.
  2. Plan: Plan a course of study to complete the minor requirements. Please be aware that there are no substitutions, unless otherwise noted.
  3. Apply: Complete the online Declaration of Intent on the Dyson minors website by the end of junior year and after you have completed at least one of the courses required for the minor.
  4. Certify: Certify completion of the business minor with an application on the Dyson minors website by February 1 of senior year. 

Course Requirements 

*Key: F = fall; W = winter intercession; S = spring; Su = summer.
Students must complete all core requirement courses with a letter grade of C or better to successfully complete the minor. Taking prerequisite courses S/U is permitted.

Agribusiness Management Minor

Prerequisite Class to the Minor:

ECON 1110: Introductory Microeconomics (AP or transfer credit accepted), F, W, S, Su

Core required courses:

AEM 1200: Introduction to Business Management - S, Su
AEM 2050: Introduction to Agricultural and Development Finance - S
AEM 2400: Marketing - F, Su
AEM 3020: Farm Business Management - F

One of the following:

AEM 2210: Financial Accounting - F, S, Su
AEM 2230: Cooperative Business Management (3) - S
AEM 3200: Business Law I - F
AEM 3040: Dairy Markets and Policy Seminar - S
AEM 4040: Credit and Banking in Agriculture - S

Applied Economics Minor

Prerequisites to the Minor:

ECON 1110: Introductory Microeconomics (AP or transfer credit accepted) - F, W, S, Su
AND
ECON 1120: Introductory Macroeconomics (AP or transfer credit accepted) - F, W, S, Su

Core required courses:

ECON 3030: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (OR PAM 2000) - F, S
ECON 3040: Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory - F, S, Su

One of the following:

AEM 4110: Introduction to Econometrics - F
AEM 4120: Computational Methods for Management and Economics - F
AEM 4140: Behavioral Economics and Managerial Decisions - F
AEM 4150: Price Analysis - F
AEM 4210: Derivatives and Risk Management - S
AEM 4300: International Trade Policy - S
AEM 4310: Agricultural and Food Policy - S
AEM 4500: Resource Economics - F

Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics Minor

Prerequisites to the Minor:

ECON 1110: Introductory Microeconomics (AP or transfer credit accepted) - F, W, S, Su
AND
ECON 1120: Introductory Macroeconomics (AP or transfer credit accepted) - F, W, S, Su

Core required courses (must take all):

ECON 3030: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (OR PAM 2000) - F, S
AEM 2500: Environmental and Resource Economics - S
AEM 4500: Resource Economics - F
AEM 4510: Environmental Economics - S

International Trade and Development Minor

Prerequisites to the Minor:

ECON 1110: Introductory Microeconomics (AP or transfer credit accepted) - F, W, S, Su
ECON 1120: Introductory Macroeconomics (AP or transfer credit accepted) - F, W, S, Su

Core required courses (must take all):

ECON 3030: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (OR PAM 2000) - F, S
AEM 2300: International Trade and Finance - S, Su

Two of the following:

AEM 4350: Political Economy of the WTO - S
AEM 4450: Toward a Sustainable Global Food System: Food Policy for Developing Countries - F
AEM 4545: International Finance and Macroeconomics - F
AEM 4640: Economics of Agricultural Development - F

Contact Us

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8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
minors.dyson@cornell.edu