Requirements


BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ECONOMICS

Pre-requisites:
MATH 1130 or MATH1148 (or higher) – 3 to 4 credits
STAT 1450 or ECON 3400 (or higher level of Statistics) – 3 to 4 credits

Major CORE Requirements:
ECON 2002.01/.02/.03 (Principles of Macroeconomics) – 3 credits
ECON 4001.01/.02/.03 (Intermediate Microeconomic Theory) – 3 credits
ECON 4002.01/.02/.03 (Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory) – 3 credits
ECON 4400 (Elementary Econometrics) – 3 credits

Major Electives:
Any 3000-level or higher (except 3400) – 9 credits
Any 5000-level or higher – 6 credits

Major Writing or Thought Course:
*The Economics Department sets this requirement because many of the jobs that economics majors take require writing skills on economic subjects. Since many of the Department’s courses are oriented toward problem-solving and involve little writing, it is helpful for majors to get this additional experience in writing on economic topics.
ECON 2367.02 (Current Economic Issues in the United States) – 3 credits
or ECON 5130 (Economic History of Western Europe) – 4 credits
or ECON 5140 (Economic History of the United States) – 4 credits

General Education Requirements:
*Please see the comprehensive list from the College of Arts and Sciences for more detail.
Writing

ENGLISH 1110 – 3 credits
Second Level Writing – 3 credits
Quantitative & Logical Skills
MATH 1130 or MATH 1148 – 4 credits
Data Analysis
STAT 1450 or ECON 3400 – 3 credits
Natural Science
Physical or Biological Lab – 4 to 5 credits
Opposite Science course (i.e., if Physical Science Lab is chosen, choose a Bio science) – 3 credits
Science of Choice – 3 credits
Literature
Literature of Choice – 3 credits
Visual and Performing Arts
Visual and Performing Arts of Choice – 3 credits
Social Science
*ECON 2001.01/.02/.03 may count as 3 of these credits

Social Science of Choice – 6 credits
Historical Study
Historical Study of Choice – 3 credits
Culture & Ideas or second history
Culture & Ideas/History of Choice – 3 credits
Foreign Language
*Dependent on student placement

Foreign Language of Choice – 12 credits
Open Option
*All must come from the Bachelor of Science approved list

Option of Choice – 6 credits
Social Diversity
Social Diversity of Choice – 3 credits
Global Studies
Global Studies of Choice – 6 credits
Summary of Requirements
Total credits needed to graduate – 121 credits
Arts and Sciences upper division hours (junior/senior level course work) – at least 39 credits
Non-Arts and Sciences courses – no more than 10 credits, unless approved by the College in advance
Physical Activity/Sports courses – no more than 4 credits

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ECONOMICS

Pre-requisites: 
MATH 1151 (or higher) – 3 to 4 credits
STAT 2450 (or higher) – 3 to 4 credits
ECON 2001.01/.02 (Principles of Microeconomics) – 3 credits

Major CORE Requirements:
ECON 2002.01/.02/.03 (Principles of Macroeconomics) – 3 credits
ECON 4001.02/.03 (Intermediate Microeconomic Theory) – 3 credits
ECON 4002.02/.03 (Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory) – 3 credits
ECON 5410 (Econometrics I) – 3 credits
ECON 5420 (Econometrics II) – 3 credits

Major Electives:
Any 3000-level or higher (except 3400 or 4400) – 9 credits
Any 5000-level or higher – 6 credits

Major Writing or Thought Course:
*The Economics Department sets this requirement because many of the jobs that economics majors take require writing skills on economic subjects. Since many of the Department’s courses are oriented toward problem-solving and involve little writing, it is helpful for majors to get this additional experience in writing on economic topics.

ECON 2367.02 (Current Economic Issues in the United States) – 3 credits
or ECON 5130 (Economic History of Western Europe) – 4 credits
or ECON 5140 (Economic History of the United States) – 4 credits

General Education Requirements:
*Please see the comprehensive list from the College of Arts and Sciences for more detail.
Writing

ENGLISH 1110 – 3 credits
Second Level Writing – 3 credits
Quantitative & Logical Skills
MATH 1151/College Calculus – 5 credits
Data Analysis
STAT 2450 – 3 credits
Natural Science
*All must come from the Bachelor of Science approved list

Biological Lab – 4 credits
Physical Lab – 4 to 5 credits
Science of Choice – 3 to 5 credits
Literature
Literature of Choice – 3 credits
Visual and Performing Arts
Visual and Performing Arts of Choice – 3 credits
Social Science
*ECON 2001.01/.02/.03 may count as 3 of these credits

Social Science of Choice – 6 credits
Historical Study
Historical Study of Choice – 3 credits
Culture & Ideas or second history
Culture & Ideas/History of Choice – 3 credits
Foreign Language
*Dependent on student placement

Foreign Language of Choice – 12 credits
Open Option
*All must come from the Bachelor of Science approved list

Option of Choice – 6 credits
Social Diversity
Social Diversity of Choice – 3 credits
Global Studies
Global Studies of Choice – 6 credits
Summary of Requirements:
*Minimum 2.25 major GPA is required for B.S. degree seeking students

Total credits needed to graduate – 121 credits
Arts and Sciences upper division hours (junior/senior level course work) – at least 39 credits
Non-Arts and Sciences courses – no more than 10 credits, unless approved by the College in advance
Physical Activity/Sports courses – no more than 4 credits

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MINOR IN ECONOMICS

CORE Requirements: 
ECON 2001.01/.02/.03 – 3 credits
ECON 2002.01/.02/.03 – 3 credits
ECON 4400 (Elementary Economics) or 4001.01/.02/.03 (Intermediate Microeconomic Theory) or 4002.01/.02/.03 (Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory) – 3 credits

Elective Requirements: 
Any two 3000-level or higher economics courses – 6 credits

Additional Details:
No more than 3 hours of Econ 4998, 4999 or 5193 may be applied to the minor.
Econ 4797 may be used only with permission of the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
Transfer credit hours are allowed. No more than one half of the credit hours required on the minor.
No course that counts as within your major can be used for the minor.
Consult with the Academic Advisor from your major concerning other possible restrictions. Major college office may require a minor program form.