Economics Major (B.A.)

Core Requirements 1
COR 100First Year Seminars: Transitions3
WRT 101Critical Writing3
PHL 110Introduction to Philosophy3
HST 110World Civilization I3
HST 111World Civilization II3
ENG 210Major Authors3
PHL 210Moral Philosophy3
Theology3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language6
ENG 310Literature and Culture3
Mathematics3
Social Science3
Natural Science3
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies3
Religion3
COR 400Senior Studies: Transformations3
VPA Visual & Performing Arts1
DIV Diversity0
Major Requirements
ECO 113Principles of Microeconomics3
ECO 114Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECO 250Intermediate Microeconomic Theory3
ECO 252Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory3
ECO 325Econometrics3
ECO 436Seminar3
Economic Electives18
Major Support Requirements
Mathematics 26
Statistics 36
ACT 203Principles of Accounting I3
Foreign Language 46
Electives
Electives24
Total Credit Hours133
1

Some Core requirements may be fulfilled by major requirements.

2

Two classes at the 120- or higher level must be taken. It is recommended, not required, that the courses be part of a sequence. The recommended sequences include MTH 120 Mathematics for Business Majors-MTH 122 Brief Calculus, MTH 122 Brief Calculus-MTH 123 Mathematics for Act Majors, or MTH 145 Calculus I-MTH 146 Calculus II. Students with strong backgrounds in math, or who plan to apply to graduate school, are encouraged to take MTH 145 Calculus I-MTH 146 Calculus II.

3

Any two statistics courses in a sequence may be taken. These include MTH 111 Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab)-MTH 112 Introduction to Statistics II, STA 201 Statistics I-STA 202 Statistics II, MTH 311 Introduction to Probability Theory-MTH 312 Mathematical Statistics. MTH 311 Introduction to Probability Theory-MTH 312 Mathematical Statistics is highly recommended for students interested in combining economics and mathematics.

4

Must be taken in same language.

5

Two additional quantitative courses selected from a list of approved courses must be taken to complete the requirements. Examples include courses in mathematics, accounting, finance, management information systems and applied management analysis at the 200- or higher level. Other classes will require approval from the department chair.

Students are encouraged to take courses in political science, psychology and sociology.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredit Hour
WRT 101 Critical Writing 3
HST 110 World Civilization I 3
COR 100 First Year Seminars: Transitions 3
ECO 113 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MTH 110 Introduction to Statistics I (no Computer Lab) 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
PHL 110 Introduction to Philosophy 3
HST 111 World Civilization II 3
Mathematics 3
ECO 114 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Natural Science 3
 Credit Hours15
Sophomore Year
First Semester
ENG 210 Major Authors 3
ECO 250 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
STA Elective 3
Theology 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
PHL 210 Moral Philosophy 3
ECO 252 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory 3
STA Elective 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Junior Year
First Semester
ENG 310 Literature and Culture 3
ECO 325 Econometrics 3
ECO Elective 3
ACT 203 Principles of Accounting I 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ECO Elective 3
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies 3
ECO Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior Year
First Semester
Religion 3
COR 400 Senior Studies: Transformations 3
ECO Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ECO 436 Seminar 3
ECO Elective 3
ECO Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours120