Economics B.S.

NOTES: Economics majors will take ECON 2106 instead of ECON 2100 in Area E. Economics majors may take MATH 1261 to complete Area A or D, and MATH 1260 or 2600 to complete Area D. If these courses are used in Area A and/or D, the remaining hours required in Area F must be completed by taking additional 1000-4000 level electives. If PHIL 2010 is taken in Area C, then PHIL 2020 and RHET 1110 must be taken in Area F.

Degree Requirements

Areas A-E (See Core Section of this Catalog) (42 semester hours)

Area F (18 semester hours)

ECON 2105Principles of Macroeconomics

3

MATH 2600Probability and Statistics

3

or

3 hours of 1000-4000 level electives if MATH 2600 is used in Area D

3

Choose one of the following courses:

MATH 1260Survey of Calculus

3

or

MATH 1261Calculus I

4

or

3 hours of 1000-4000 level electives if MATH 1260 or MATH 1261 is used in Area A or D

3

Choose one of the following courses:

CSCI 1000Intro to Computer Sci & Appl

3

CSCI 1301Computer Science I

3

CBIS 2215Intro to Computers in Business

3

CBIS 2220Principles of Info Systems

3

Choose two of the following courses: (6 hours)

PHIL 2010Survey of Philosophy

3

PHIL 2020Logical & Critical Thinking

3

RHET 1110Fndmtls of Public Speaking

3

If PHIL 2010 was used in Area C, it cannot be used in this area

Economics Major Requirements (30 semester hours)

ECON 3220International Trade

3

ECON 3600Intermediate Microeconomics

3

ECON 3800Intermediate Macroeconomics

3

ECON 4340Introductory Econometrics

3

ECON 4990Senior Seminar in Economics

3

3000-4000 level ECON electives

15

Electives (30 semester hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120

Other Requirements:

  • A 2.5 or higher GPA is required in all ECON courses used to satisfy graduation requirements.
  • Successful completion of ECON 4990, Senior Seminar, satisfies the exit exam requirement for ECON majors.
  • Complete a first year academic seminar (ECON 0001 or other first year academic course).
  • Students must fulfill other requirements in the Graduation Requirements section of the Catalog.
  • Economics majors are encouraged to use elective hours to complete a second major or a minor field of study. If you are planning graduate work in economics, you are advised to take as many of the following MATH courses (in order of preference) as your schedule permits: MATH 1262, Calculus II; MATH 2150, Linear Algebra; MATH 2263, Calculus III; MATH 4340, Differential Equations.