Feb 20, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, B.A.


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The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Economics consists of at least 40 credits distributed as follows:

General Core: 19-20 credits


21 additional credits in economics, numbered ECON 314 or higher.


Note:


  • ECON 600 may not be used to fulfill major requirements.
  • No course in which a student has earned a grade below "C"; shall fulfill the major requirements.

Emphasis within the Economics Major


There are many emphases that an economics major may pursue, depending on educational and career objectives. The recommendations below are a general guide for students.

Students completing a liberal arts program or preparing for professional school


Students completing a liberal arts program or preparing for professional school should select courses according to their specific interests and should develop a program in consultation with their major advisor.

Students preparing for graduate study in economics


Students preparing for graduate study in economics, particularly at the doctoral level, should complete courses that provide the necessary mathematical background.

At a minimum, these would include:

Students interested in pursuing a career in business


Students interested in pursuing a career in business should consider completing the requirements for one of the certificates described under administrative or information science in addition to completing the requirements for their chosen major.

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