Degree Programs

The Major

As of Fall 2016, the Economics (major and minor) curriculum has been revised.  Please click here for the quick reference guide. 

The major program in economics can be designed to earn either a bachelor of science in economics or financial economics,  or a bachelor of arts degree.

All majors in economics must complete the following required courses:

  • ECON 101 Principles of Economics

  • ECON 200 Introduction to Statistical Methods (or MATH 111 Elementary Statistics and Probability with Applications or POLI 202 Statistical Analysis and Mapping of Social Science Data). Should be taken prior to the junior year and preferably during the sophomore year.

  • ECON 350 Microeconomic Theory

  • ECON 351 Macroeconomic Theory 

  • ECON 310 Research Methods in Economics (2-credits)

  • ECON 465 Senior Seminar in Economics

The Minor

Students who elect a minor in economics must complete the following courses:

ECON 101 Principles of Economics
ECON 200 Introduction to Statistical Methods (or MATH 111 Elementary Statistics and Probability with Applications or POLI 202 Statistical Analysis and Mapping of Social Science Data)
ECON 350 Microeconomic Theory
ECON 351 Macroeconomic Theory

  • And at least two elective courses in economics at the 200 level (no more than 1 course at the 200 level).  Either ECON 304 Economic History OR ECON 307 History of Economic Thought is strongly recommended.

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