- Thirty-three credits in economics including ECN 201 , ECN 202 , ECN 315 , ECN 354 and no more than three credits in ECN 391 , ECN 394 , and ECN 395 .
- A course in statistics (BUS 211 preferred).
- An introductory course and at least nine credits in advanced (300 level) courses in social sciences other than economics.
- One of: MTH 118 , MTH 120 or MTH 121 .
- All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Arts degree, including distribution requirements in addition to general education requirements .
The Bachelor of Science in Economics is intended to provide a more rigorous option for students interested in graduate school, given the quantitative nature of graduate study and the profession in general.
A. Economics (36 credits). To include ECN 201 , ECN 202 , ECN 315 , ECN 354 , ECN 480 and no more than three credits from ECN 391 , ECN 394 , ECN 395 .
B. Statistics (3 credits). MTH 272 (preferred) or BUS 211 or SOC 215 or equivalent.
C. Social sciences (12 credits). An introductory course and at least nine additional credits at the 300 level or higher, outside economics.
D. Mathematics (8 credits). MTH 121 , MTH 122 .
E. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences Bachelor of Science degree , including general education requirements .
Faculty Advisor: Paula Nas
Prerequisite. MTH 121 .
- All requirements of the Economics General Program (BA) or Economics General Program (BS) , to include ECN 391 - Directed Reading in Economics. (3 credits) and ECN 394 - Directed Research in Economics. (3 credits).
- ECN 495 and ECN 496 , Honors Thesis I and II (4 credits each).
- All requirements of the University Honors Program .
Prospective Honors Program students are urged to acquaint themselves as early as possible with the requirements above as well as with the particular procedures for acceptance into the Economics Department Honors Program. See the departmental honors advisor or the Honors Program Director for this information.
The Minor in Economics is designed for students who wish to concentrate in another area but whose career goals require a strong background in economics. This minor is particularly well suited to students who wish to pursue careers in business, finance, government, journalism, law, or related areas. Successful completion of the Minor in Economics is recorded on the official transcript.
Requirements. Eighteen credits in economics as follows:
- ECN 201 , ECN 202 , ECN 315 , ECN 354 (12 credits).
- Two additional courses at or above 300-level, selected in consultation with an Economics Department advisor (6 credits).