Minor Programs

General information on minor  programs at Boğaziçi University can be found in the Bylaws on Boğaziçi University Minor Programs (in Turkish).

Students majoring in Economics can apply (if they meet the requirements) to the minor programs offered by the following departments: Management, Political Science and International Relations, Electrical-Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering (Operations Research or Production and Service Systems).

In this context, the Department of Economics offers a minor degree program for students majoring in any other department. Students who satisfy the relevant requirements can apply to enroll in the Economics Minor Program. Upon successful completion of the program, students receive a minor certificate. This is not a substitute for a diploma.

1. A GPA of at least 3.00.
2. Being on your 3rd semester at earliest, 6th semester at latest.
3. Having completed the prerequisite courses successfully.

Prerequisite Courses:
EC101 Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
EC102 Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
MATH101 Calculus I (4 credits) (or MATH 106 Introduction to Calculus for Social Sciences (4 credits))

4 Required Courses:
EC203 Microeconomics I (3 credits)
EC205 Macroeconomics I (3 credits)
EC206 Microeconomics II (3 credits)
EC208 Macroeconomics II (3 credits)

2 Elective Courses:
These are selected from the EC coded courses, except EC213, EC223 and EC233, listed in the undergraduate catalog of the Economics Department, subject to the approval of the minor degree advisor.

Important: Students whose own major programs include EC203 and EC205 as required courses have to take two courses, instead of EC203 and EC205, among the following ones: EC234, EC331, EC332, EC351, EC352, EC361, EC362, EC306, EC308, EC411, EC412, EC470, EC471.

The applications will be taken once a year before the Fall semester.The application period is announced by the Department of Economics. In order to apply, within the announced application period fill out the application form and submit it to the Department of Economics together with your most recent transcript or email them to econminor@boun.edu.tr as pdf files.

For your questions please email econminor@boun.edu.tr .

Click here for the list of admitted to the 2021 minor program

Ozan Hatipoğlu

Economics Minor Program Advisor