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Economics Areas of Study

The Economics Major, B.A. is no longer offered.


Economics Major, B.S.

I. Required Courses

Note: Asterisked (*) courses have prerequisites not included in this major.
*BUAD 2231 Business Statistics I (3 credits)
or PSY 3401 Basic Statistics for Research (4 credits)
or *STAT 2610 Applied Statistics (4 credits)
ECON 2000 Markets and Resource Allocation (3 credits)
ECON 2100 Macroeconomics and the Business Cycle (3 credits)
ECON 4000 Microeconomic Decisions (3 credits)
ECON 4100 Macroeconomic Growth and Fluctuation (3 credits)
ECON 4920 Directed Group Study: Capstone Experience I (4 credits)

Subtotal 19-20 Credits

II. Required Electives

Select 21 semester credits of electives with consent of advisor, 15 of which must be in Economics and 15 of which must be at the 3000 level or higher.

Subtotal 21 Credits

Total Semester Credits Required for Major 40-41 Credits

A Total of 128 Semester Credits is Required for a Bachelor's Degree


SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR ECONOMICS MAJOR, B.S.

The following is a tentative schedule for economics majors. It is meant only as a rough guide. In particular, it is possible for a motivated student to finish the rest of the program requirements in less than three years.

Freshman

Liberal Education courses

Sophomore

ECON 2000 Markets and Resource Allocation
ECON 2100 Macroeconomics and the Business Cycle
BUAD 2231 Business Statistics I
or PSY 3401 Basic Statistics for Research
or STAT 2610 Applied Statistics
Electives

Junior

ECON 4000 Microeconomic Decisions
ECON 4100 Macroeconomic Growth and Fluctuation
Electives

Senior

Remaining Electives


Economics Minor

I. Required Courses

ECON 2000 Markets and Resource Allocation (3 credits)
ECON 2100 Macroeconomics and the Business Cycle (3 credits)

Subtotal 6 Credits

II. Required Electives

Select 12 credits of electives in Economics, 3 of which must be at the 4000 level.

Subtotal 12 Credits

Total Semester Credits Required for Minor 18 Credits


Social Studies: Economics Field of Emphasis

See Social Studies section in this catalog.


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