Economists like to say that everything in the world can be explained by economics. While perhaps that is a slight exaggeration, the fact is that economists study issues both large and small -- the impact of people's daily decisions, for example, or the broader implications of global warming.
Focus on classes that interest you
With the Applied Economics minor, you will be able to focus on classes that interest you. Broaden your horizons and take classes that are outside of your major.