Economics Computing Option, Bachelor of Science (BS)

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

Required Core
ECON 200INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS5
ECON 201INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS5
ECON 304
ECON 305
ECON 337ECONOMETRICS5
ECON 430MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS5
ECON 438ECONOMETRICS II5
ECON 490ECONOMICS SENIOR CAPSTONE5
MATH 161CALCULUS I5
Math Supporting
MATH 301DISCRETE MATHEMATICS5
MATH 380ELEMENTARY PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS5
or MATH 385 PROBABILITY AND STATISTICAL INFERENCE I
Computing Related Courses
CSCD 110INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING5
CSCD 255C PROGRAMMING FOR ENGINEERS5
CSCD 327RELATIONAL DATABASE SYSTEMS4
MENG 201MATLAB4
or CSCD 409 SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMING
Total Credits62-63

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.