Major Requirements

2015 - 2016 Catalog

Economics major leading to BA degree

A major in economics leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree requires completion of at least 47 credits as follows:

  1. ECON 101 and 102, 203, 210, 211, 398; INTR 201, 202
  2. Five additional courses in economics numbered above 211. (Note: A maximum of nine credits from supervised study abroad and/or special topics courses may apply toward major requirements.)
  3. One course chosen from POL 100, 105, and 111
  4. Achievement in calculus at a level equivalent to MATH 101
  5. One additional course in politics at any level or one additional course in mathematics for which MATH 101 is a prerequisite.
  6. Grade-point average: at least 2.000 in the economics credits offered for the major, and at least 2.000 in the total of all credits, from whatever department, offered for the major.

Students pursuing Honors in Economics are required to take ECON 399.

  1. Required courses:
  2. Five additional courses in economics numbered above 211.
  3. (Note: A maximum of nine credits from supervised study abroad and/or special topics courses may apply toward major requirements.)

  4. One course chosen from:
  5. Achievement in calculus at a level equivalent to MATH 101
  6. One additional course in politics at any level or one additional course in mathematics for which MATH 101 is a prerequisite.
  7. Grade-point average:
  8. at least 2.000 in the economics credits offered for the major, and at least 2.000 in the total of all credits, from whatever department, offered for the major.