Economics Major (B.A.)
The B.A. major in Economics consists of 33 credit hours, 21 of which are required.
|Major Core Requirements||21|
|Required Supporting Courses||3*|
|TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS||128|
*Economics majors are required to take Finite Mathematics or Calculus. Students planning to attend graduate school are strongly encouraged to take Calculus. Three hours of mathematics satisfies a college core requirement.
Required ECON Courses
|ECON 251||Principles of Macroeconomics|
|ECON 252||Principles of Microeconomics|
|ECON 351||Intermediate Macroeconomics|
|ECON 352||Intermediate Microeconomics|
|BUAD 341||Statistical Applications|
|ECON 495||Senior Economic Seminar|
Required Supporting Course
|MATH 114*||Introduction to Statistics|
*Prerequisites for MATH 114 are MATH 104 (Finite Math) or MATH 131 (Calculus). Calculus is strongly recommended for students planning to pursue an MBA and is required for students minoring in Mathematics.
In addition, at least four advanced Economics electives from the following:
|ECON 354||Economic Development|
|ECON 356||Comparative Economic Systems|
|ECON 357||Public Sector Economics|
|ECON 358||Labor Economics|
|ECON 451||History of Economic Thought|
|ECON 452||International Trade and Finance|
|ECON 490||Special Topics in Economics|