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B.A. in Economics

Degree Requirements  Sample Program
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Degree Requirements

The B.A. in Economics requires 120 course credits, including:

College Core Requirements   43 credits* 
Economics Major 36 credits
Common Professional Component in Economics:   18 credits
    ECON 120 Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
    ECON 130 Principles of Macroeconomics  (3 credits)
    ECON 304 Intermediate Price Analysis (3 credits)
    ECON 305 Money and Banking (3 credits)
    ECON 306 Intermediate Income & Employment Theory  (3 credits)
    MATH 119 Statistics (3 credits)
    Upper Level (300 & 400) Economics (ECON) Courses
    (Substitute BUSN courses must be approved by the Department Chair)
18 credits
Open Electives 41 credits
TOTAL 120 credits
*Three core credits in the Social Sciences and three in Math may be satisfied with Major requirements.

Sample Program
B.A. in Economics (120 credits) 
Year 1
FYE 101 The First-Year Experience  1 credit 
ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
Freshman Seminar 3 credits
Modern Language and Literature Core 6 credits
Core Courses  6 credits
MATH 102 Mathematical Modeling 3 credits
Open Electives 6 credits
TOTAL 31 credits

Year 2
ECON 120 Microeconomic Principles 3 credits
ECON 130 Macroeconomic Principles 3 credits
Core Courses 15 credits
MATH 119 Statistics 3 credits
Open Electives 6 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 3
Core Course 3 credits
ECON 304 Intermediate Price Analysis 3 credits
ECON 305 Money and Banking 3 credits
Upper Level (300 & 400) Economics (ECON) Course 3 credits
Upper Level (300 & 400) Economics (ECON) Course 3 credits
Open Elective 12 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 4
Upper Level (300 & 400) Economics (ECON) Course 3 credits
Upper Level (300 & 400) Economics (ECON) Course 3 credits
Upper Level (300 & 400) Economics (ECON) Course 3 credits
Upper Level (300 & 400) Economics (ECON) Course 3 credits
Open Elective 17 credits
TOTAL 29 credits

Total Credits for Graduation: 120

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