Oct 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Economics, B.A.


Offered by Economics .

University Requirements


Completion of Minimum University Requirements for an Undergraduate Baccalaureate Degree .

  • Minimum 120 credits and minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Completion of 45 upper-level credits, residence requirement, Writing Intensive requirement, and General Education requirement

Major Requirements


  • Minimum 43 credits
  • Minimum grade of 'C' in courses applied to the major
  • Minimum 21 credits in economics completed in residence at UMBC
  • Students may complete a maximum of one major or minor from Economics
  • ECON 600 may not be used towards the Economics, B.A.

Course Requirements


Preparing for a Career in Business


Students interested in pursuing a career in business should consider completing one of the certificates offered by Information Systems  in addition to their major requirements.

Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Programs


Qualified students may apply to an accelerated program, which allows them to share courses between a bachelor's degree and a master's degree. Students take graduate courses as undergraduate students and later apply those courses to master's degrees. An undergraduate may apply to participate in an accelerated program even if the desired graduate program is in a department other than the one in which the student is majoring. More information is available from the Graduate School website: https://gradschool.umbc.edu/admissions/nontraditional/accelerated/