Economics Program Requirements

The economics program curriculum is designed to hone your analytical and critical-thinking skills while building your economic prowess.

B.A. Economics

For students majoring in economics, all courses designated as economic courses (ECON) are included in the determination of one’s grade point average within the major.

Requirements

Required Economics Courses - 24 credits

  • ECON 105C - P3 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 106C - P3 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 201C - Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECON 202 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECON 221 - SQ Statistics I
  • ECON 314 - Introduction to Econometrics
  • ECON 317C - History of Economic Thought
  • ECON 416 - Seminar in Economics

Electives - 12 credits

Electives are chosen from the economics course offerings to match a student's interests and career goals. The range of electives includes courses such as Economics of Sport, International Economic Policy, and Law and Economics. Students can also choose to do an internship as an elective, and a well-chosen program can give excellent experience and useful contacts in their chosen career fields.

Total: 36 credits

Minor in Economics

Students from other majors who minor in economics will take the following:

  • ECON 105C - P3 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 106C - P3 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Choose ONE:
    • ECON 201C - Intermediate Microeconomics
    • ECON 202 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
    • ECON 301C - Money and Banking
  • THREE additional ECON electives

Total: 18 credits

Note: Only two courses taken to meet major requirements may also be applied to the economics minor. A grade point average of 2.00 is required for all courses taken in residence that may be applied to the minor.


Note: The information here is provided for informational purposes only. For exact requirements as well as course descriptions, visit the Undergraduate Catalog.