Economics Major, Bachelor of Arts (BA)

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Note: in order to graduate with a BA in Economics, students must complete ECON 300 and ECON 301 with a minimum grade ≥2.0 and the cumulative GPA for all courses completed towards the major must be ≥2.0.

Economics Required Core
ACCT 251PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING5
DSCI 245DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS4-5
or MATH 380 ELEMENTARY PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS
ECON 200INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS5
ECON 201INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS5
ECON 304
ECON 305
ECON 337ECONOMETRICS5
ECON 490ECONOMICS SENIOR CAPSTONE5
FINC 335FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
Electives–students may choose any electives from upper-division economics courses not listed above.24
Total Credits57-58

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • use supply and demand modeling to predict and/or explain some economic event;
  • use quantitative skills to analyze economic data;
  • understand the use of fiscal and monetary policies in addressing contemporary macroeconomic issues;
  • understand and apply the Cost/Benefit Principle to a current socio-economic issue.