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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, B.A.


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Offered by Economics , the Economics, B.A. consists of 43-44 credits.

A grade of ‘C’ or better is required in each course to fulfill major requirements. Students must take a minimum of 21 credits from UMBC (not transferred) ECON courses.

General Core (22-23 credits)


Upper Level Economics (21 credits)


Additional courses in ECON 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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