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Students are ultimately welcome to pursue their Economics Degree in any order they desire, as long as all of the requirements are met to graduate. There are a number of factors that contribute to a more logical progression of taking courses, however; such as course prerequisites, course availability AU vs. SP, frequency at which the department can offer upper level electives, and etc. Please be sure to meet with your Academic Advisor to develop a plan in order to avoid any difficulties in completing your degree.


The following are recommended curriculum plans for completing Economics Degrees:

BACHELOR OF ARTS

Freshman Year:
Principles of Microeconomics – 3 credits
Principles of Macroeconomics – 3 credits
Foreign Language – 8 credits
First-Year English Composition – 3 credits
College Algebra for Business – 8 credits
General Education History – 3 credits
Total – 28 credits

Sophomore Year:
Intermediate Microeconomics – 3 credits
Intermediate Macroeconomics – 3 credits
Introduction to the Practice of Statistics – 3 credits
Second Writing Course – 3 credits
General Education Language – 4 credits
General Education Natural Science – 3 credits
General Education Literature – 3 credits
General Education Elective – 3 credits
Economics Elective – 3 credits
Minor/Elective – 3 credits
Total – 31 credits

Junior Year:
Elementary Econometrics – 3 credits
Economics Elective – 3 credits
Economics Writing/Thought Course – 3 to 4 credits
General Education Visual/Performing Arts – 3 credits
General Education Social Science – 3 credits
General Education Natural Science with Lab – 5 credits
Minor/Electives – 9 credits
Total – 32 to 33 credits

Senior Year:
Economics 5000-level Elective – 6 credits
General Education Culture – 3 credits
General Education Elective – 3 credits
Minor/Electives – 18 credits
Total – 30 credits

 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Freshman Year:
Principles of Microeconomics – 3 credits
Principles of Macroeconomics – 3 credits
Foreign Language – 8 credits
First-Writing Course – 3 credits
Second-Writing Course – 3 credits
Calculus – 10 credits
General Education History – 3 credits
Total – 33 credits

Sophomore Year:
Intermediate Microeconomics – 3 credits
Intermediate Macroeconomics – 3 credits
Introduction to Statistical Analysis – 3 credits
Economics Elective – 3 credits
General Education Language – 4 credits
General Education Natural Science with Lab – 5 credits
General Education Literature – 3 credits
General Education Social Science – 3 credits
Minor/Elective – 3 credits
Total – 30 credits

Junior Year:
Econometrics I – 3 credits
Econometrics II – 3 credits
Economics Writing/Thought Course – 3 to 4 credits
Economics Elective – 3 credits
General Education Natural Science with Lab – 5 credits
General Education Visual/Performing Arts – 3 credits
General Education Social Science – 3 credits
Minor/Electives – 9 credits
Total – 32 to 33 credits

Senior Year:
Economics 5000-level Elective – 6 credits
Economics Elective – 3 credits
General Education Culture – 3 credits
General Education Elective – 3 credits
Minor/Electives – 15 credits
Total – 30 credits


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