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Economics Undergraduate Major (BA, BS, CRED, HBA, HBS) Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

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Options

Law, Economics and Policy  eCampus
Managerial Economics  eCampus
Mathematical Economics

Also available via Ecampus.

 

Businesses want employees who can think, communicate orally, write, and solve problems and who are comfortable with quantitative analysis. The traditional economics major perfectly prepares students to meet these demands.



Economics Core Curriculum (32)

ECON 201. *Introduction to Microeconomics (4)
ECON 202. *Introduction to Macroeconomics (4)
ECON 411. Advanced Microeconomic Theory (4)
   or ECON 311. Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (4)
ECON 415. Advanced Macroeconomic Theory (4)
   or ECON 315. Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (4)
ECON 423. Econometrics I (4)
ECON 427. Econometrics II (4)
   or ECON 424. Introduction to Econometrics (4)
ECON 428. ^Introduction to Economic Research (4)
   or ECON 439. ^Public Policy Analysis (4)
   or ECON 466. ^Economics of Traditional and Renewable Energy (4)
MTH 241. *Calculus for Management and Social Science (4)
   or MTH 251. *Differential Calculus (4)

Additional Requirements (19)

19 credits of additional approved economics courses at the 300 level or above, at least 4 credits of which must be in courses numbered 411 or higher.

Total credits=51

All students must receive a grade of "C" (2.00) or better in all upper-division required courses and must maintain an overall grade-point average (GPA) of 2.00 in all courses taken toward the Economics major. None of the 51 credits may be taken S/U. Students cannot receive credit toward the major for both ECON 311 and ECON 411, for both ECON 315 and ECON 415, and for both ECON 424 and ECON 427. No more than 4 credits of self-study courses (ECON 401–ECON 410) may be counted towards the 51 credit requirement.

A recommended program of study for economics majors:


Freshman Year or Sophomore Year

ECON 201. *Introduction to Microeconomics (4)
ECON 202. *Introduction to Macroeconomics (4)
MTH 241. *Calculus for Management and Social Science (4)
   or MTH 251. *Differential Calculus (4)

Sophomore or Junior Year

ECON 411. Advanced Microeconomic Theory (4)
   or ECON 311. Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (4)
ECON 415. Advanced Macroeconomic Theory (4)
   or ECON 315. Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (4)
ECON 423. Econometrics I (4)
ECON 427. Econometrics II (4)
   or ECON 424. Introduction to Econometrics (4)
Economics electives

Junior or Senior Year

ECON 428. ^Introduction to Economic Research (4)
   or ECON 439. ^Public Policy Analysis (4)
   or ECON 466. ^Economics of Traditional and Renewable Energy (4) 
Economics electives

Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)


Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed - Signifies that the Major/Option can be completed thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

Major Code: 885

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