Degree Programs

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

The Major

The major program in Economics can be designed to earn either a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics or Financial Economics, or a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. 

All Economics or Financial Economics majors must complete the following required courses: 

• ECON 101 Principles of Economics
• MATH 111 Elementary Statistics with Applications OR POLI 202 Statistical Analysis and Mapping of Social Science Data OR CDIS 208 Statistical Methods. Should be taken prior to the junior year and preferably during the sophomore year.
• ECON 310 Research Methods in Economics
• ECON 350 Microeconomic Theory 
• ECON 351 Macroeconomic Theory 
• ECON 465 Senior Seminar in Economics  

The Minor

Students who elect a minor in Economics must complete the following 6 economics courses: 

• ECON 101 Principles of Economics 
• MATH 111 Elementary Statistics with Applications OR POLI 202 Statistical Analysis and Mapping of Social Science Data OR CDIS 208 Statistical Methods. Should be taken prior to the junior
year and preferably during the sophomore year.
• ECON 350 Microeconomic Theory 
• ECON 351 Macroeconomic Theory 
• Two elective courses in Economics at the 200-level or above. At most one of these may be at the
200-level. (ECON 310 Research Methods in Economics does NOT count toward the minor.)
At most one elective may be a course offered by another program and cross-listed with
Economics. Either ECON 304 Economic History or ECON 307 History of Economic Thought is strongly recommended. May Term courses in Economics or courses offered by another program and cross-listed with Economics qualify as elective courses.

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