• Bachelor of Science Requirements

Bachelor of Science

Candidates for the Bachelor of Science degree must complete seven courses required of all economics majors( see here). In addition, students complete the following:

  • ECON 304 Economic History or ECON 307 History of Economic Thought
  • ECON 400 Introduction to Econometrics

  • ECON 401 Mathematical Economics

  • Electives:
    3 Economics courses at the 200 level or higher and of which at most one may be at the 200 level.


  • MATH 121 Calculus I (Or MATH 118 Integrated Calculus I and MATH 119 Integrated Calculus II)

  • MATH 122 Calculus II

At least one of the following:
MATH 231 Introduction to Modeling
MATH 235 Differential Equations
MATH 241 Linear Algebra
MATH 311 Probability 
MATH 312 Statistics
MATH 321 Real Analysis

And a fourth Mathematics course of the student's choice.


Bachelor of Science in Financial Economics

The major program in Financial Economics emphasizes the financial side of economics and the applicability of accounting to economics and finance.

Students are required to take the seven courses required of all economics majors.  In addition, students complete the following:

5 courses in Economics

ECON 233 Financial Systems
ECON 400 Econometrics
ECON 424 International Economics
ECON 433 Money and Banking
ECON 452 Industrial Organization

6 courses in Accounting/Business Administration

  • ACCT 210 Principles of Financial Accounting

  • ACCT 300 Fundamentals of Intermediate Accounting

  • ACCT 220 Principles of Managerial Accounting

  • ACCT 310 Intermediate Accounting I

  • ACCT 440 Financial and Business Reporting Analysis

  • BUS 354 Investments

  • BUS 421 Corporate Finance