Economics General Program (BA)

Economics Department information  

Requirements


A. Economics


Thirty-three credits in economics including:

  • ECN 201 - Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics) (3)
  • ECN 202 - Principles of Economics (Microeconomics) (3)
  • ECN 315 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (3).
  • ECN 354 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (3).
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  • With no more than three credits from:

  • ECN 391 - Directed Reading in Economics (1-3).
  • ECN 394 - Directed Research in Economics (1-3).
  • ECN 395 - Internship in Applied Economics (3-6).

B. Statistics


A course in statistics; preferably:

  • SCM 211 - Business Statistics (3)

C. Other Social Sciences


An introductory course and at least nine credits in advanced (300 level) courses in social sciences other than economics.

D. Mathematics


One from:

  • MTH 118 - Calculus for Management and Social Sciences (4)
  • MTH 120 - Pre-Calculus Mathematics (4)
  • MTH 121 - Calculus I (4)

E. Additional Requirements


All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Arts  degree, including General Education requirements  and additional BA distribution requirements.
 

Minimum Credits for the Degree: 120 credits



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Economics General Program (BS)

Economics Department information  

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.

Requirements


A. Economics (36 credits)


At least 36 credits in economics, to include:

  • ECN 201 - Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics) (3)
  • ECN 202 - Principles of Economics (Microeconomics) (3)
  • ECN 315 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (3).
  • ECN 354 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (3).
  • ECN 480 - Quantitative Methods for Public Administration (3).
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  • With no more than three credits from:

  • ECN 391 - Directed Reading in Economics (1-3).
  • ECN 394 - Directed Research in Economics (1-3).
  • ECN 395 - Internship in Applied Economics (3-6).

B. Statistics (3 credits)


  • One from:

  • MTH 272 - Introduction to Statistics (3). (preferred)
  • SCM 211 - Business Statistics (3)
  • SOC 215 - General Statistics (3)

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 - Calculus I (4)
  • MTH 122 - Calculus II (4).

E. Additional Requirements


All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences Bachelor of Science degree , including General Education requirements .
 

Minimum Credits for the Degree: 124 credits



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Economics Minor

Economics Department 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 - Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics) (3)
  • ECN 202 - Principles of Economics (Microeconomics) (3)
  • ECN 315 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (3).
  • ECN 354 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (3).
  • Two additional courses at the 300 level or above, selected in consultation with an Economics Department advisor.


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