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Economics Major

The Economics Program offers Liberal Arts and Sciences courses which focus on understanding the principles of economics for private enterprise market economies, especially the United States economy, as well as the workings of the global economy. The program offers both a major and minor to students who are interested in a career in economics or business.

The degree of bachelor of science in Economics requires 36 credits:

Required Courses

ECON 1100 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr.
ECON 1200 Principles of Microeconomics 3 cr.
ECON 2400 Money and Banking 3 cr.
ECON 3000* History of Economic Thought 3 cr.
ECON 3650 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3 cr.
ECON 3660 Intermediate Microeconomics 3 cr.
MATH 2200 Calculus for Business 3 cr.
MATH 1800 Business Statistics 3 cr.

Four courses selection from the following:

ECON 1300 Consumer Economics 3 cr.
ECON 2005 Game Theory 3 cr.
ECON 2140 U.S. Economics History 3 cr.
ECON 2300 Industrial Organization 3 cr.
ECON 2500 Economic Development 3 cr.
ECON 2550 Urban Economics 3 cr.
ECON 2600 Public Finance  3 cr. 
ECON 3001 Economics of Inequality  3 cr.
ECON 3002 Basic Data Skills for Economics and Business 3 cr.
ECON 3550 International Economics  3 cr.
ECON 3600 International Finance  3 cr. 
ECON 3700 Econometrics  3 cr. 
ECON 4000 Economics Senior Seminar 3 cr. 
ECON 4900 Independent Study in Economics  3 cr.
ECON 4940 Internships in Economics  3 cr.
GEOG 3000 Geographic Economic Systems 3 cr.
BSAD 4230 Business Fluctuations and Forecasting  3 cr. 

Additional requirements

SPCH 1000** Introduction to Speech Communication 3 cr.

*ECON 3000 satisfies the Junior/Senior writing requirement.

**SPCH 1000 satisfies the Speaking/Listening requirement.