The economics curriculum balances the academic interests and career intentions of its majors. The program outlined below emphasizes analytical and quantitative skills.
In order to declare and remain a major in good standing, a student must achieve and maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.000 in all courses applicable to the major. Students majoring/minoring in economics cannot take accounting, business, economics, or finance courses on a pass-fail basis.
A major in economics must complete 11 courses as outlined below:
|ECN 101||Principles of Macroeconomics|
|ECN 102||Principles of Microeconomics|
|MTH 119||Statistical Analysis OR|
|MTH 331||Mathematical Statistics I AND MTH 332 Mathematical Statics II|
|MTH 121||Calculus I|
Core:ECN 220 or 221 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
ECN 222 or 223 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
ECN 350 or 351 Econometrics
Culminating Undergraduate Experience:
ECN-490 CUE: History of Economic Thought
Elective Courses (Choose Three):
|ECN 243 or 244||Health Care Economics|
|ECN 245 or 246||Environmental Economics|
|ECN 247 or 248||Economics of Men & Women at Work|
|ECN 251 or 252||Economic Growth & International Development|
|ECN 332 or 333||Public Finance|
|ECN 334 or 335||International Trade & Globalization|
|ECN 338 or 339||Labor Economics|
|ECN 348 or 349||Game Theory & Applications|
|HST 325 or 326||American Economic History|
In addition to the above courses, student may choose to take no more than two finance courses numbered 200 or above to meet the requirements of the major.