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B.A. in Economics

Degree Requirements  Sample Program

Course Descriptions Course Schedule

Degree Requirements

 

The B.A. in Economics requires 121 course credits, including:

College Core Requirements   46 credits* 
Economics Major 33 credits
Common Professional Component in Economics   15 credits
    ECON 120 Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
    ECON 130 Principles of Macroeconomics  (3 credits)
    ECON 130 Macroeconomics (3 credits)
    ECON 304 Intermediate Price Analysis (3 credits)
    ECON 306 Intermediate Income & Employment Theory  (3 credits)
    ECON 305 Money and Banking (3 credits)
    Upper Level (300 & 400) Economics (ECON) Courses
    (Substitute BUSN courses must be approved by the Department Chair)
18 credits
Open Electives 42 credits
TOTAL 121 credits

*Three core credits in the Social Sciences satisfied with Major requirements

NOTE: In completing the College’s Core Curriculum requirements Economics majors must take MATH 102 Mathematical Modeling and MATH 119 Statistics. The grade requirement for the required cognate courses (MATH 102, and MATH 119) is a C average overall.

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Sample Program

B.A. in Economics (121 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
Humanities or Social Science Core  3 credits
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
MATH 102 Mathematical Modeling (Mathematics Core) 3 credits
Open Electives 6 credits
TOTAL 31 credits

Year 2
ECON 120 Microeconomic Principles (Social Science Core) 3 credits
ECON 130 Macroeconomic Principles 3 credits
Humanities Core or Social Science Core 3 credits
Humanities Core or Social Science Core 3 credits
Natural Science Core 3 credits
Introduction to Ethics – Philosophy core 3 credits
Introduction to Religion core 3 credits
MATH 119 Statistics 3 credits
Open Electives 6 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 3
Religious Studies Topics Core 3 credits
ECON 304 Intermediate Price Analysis 3 credits
ECON 306 Intermediate Income and Employment Theory 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 18 credits
TOTAL 121 credits

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