Apr 20, 2024  
2022-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2024 Undergraduate Catalog


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Bachelor of Arts 

This major serves as the core program of the Department of Economics. Its purpose is to prepare the student for entry into a profession as well as for graduate work in economics, business, or related disciplines.

Required Courses

  7.     OR     OR    
  8. MTH 217 Introduction to Statistics 3 credits-   OR MTH 325 Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics I 3 credits-   

In addition to the six core courses in the major (ECN 101, 102, 201, 202, 214, and 488) students choose from a wide array of upper-division (300-400 level) economics electives to fulfill their remaining economics course requirements for the major, totaling 12 credit hours. These electives enable the economics major to gain depth and breadth in particular areas of economics and are closely related to career paths students may be interested in pursuing. Of the four upper-division electives, at least one course must be a 400-level economics course.

Please Note:

Academic programs vary in their requirements. Students should consult with their faculty advisor and the Academic Guidebook to review the Academic Planning Form pertinent to their program of study. In addition, students should review course descriptions regarding any prerequisites for required courses. Graduation requirements include a minimum of 120 credit hours, although some academic programs may require additional credits. Please refer to the Academic Resources   section of the catalog for more information. Information regarding the Core Curriculum is available within each course and online. 

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