DEGREE PROGRAMS
SECTION 7
 
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DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

Carson W. Bays, Chairperson, A-428 Brewster Building

BA IN ECONOMICS

Economics majors are required to earn a minimum grade of C in each of the following courses: ECON 2113, 2133, 3144, 3244.  Minimum degree requirement is 120 s.h. of credit as follows:

1.
General education (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.), including those listed below.
MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test)  or MATH 1066. Applied Mathematics for Decision Making (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test or approval of dept chair)
42 s.h.
2.
Foreign language through level 1004.
12 s.h.
3.
Core.
ECON 2113. Principles of Microeconomics (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO)
ECON 2133. Principles of Macroeconomics (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO) (P: ECON 2113)
ECON 3144. Intermediate Microeconomics (3) (F,S) (GE:SO) (P: ECON 2113)
ECON 3244. Intermediate Macroeconomics (3) (F,S) (GE:SO) (P: ECON 2133)
Choose an additional 21 s.h. above 2999, including a  minimum of  6 s.h. above 3999
33 s.h.
4.
Cognates.
DSCI 2223. Introduction to Computers (3) (F,S,SS)
ENGL 3880. Writing for Business and Industry (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
MATH 2283. Statistics for Business (3) (F,S,SS) (P: MATH 1065 or 1066 or equivalent)
9 s.h.
5.
Minor, chosen with approval of adviser, and general electives to complete requirements for graduation.  

BS IN ECONOMICS

Economics majors are required to earn a minimum grade of C in each of the following courses:  ECON 2113, 2133, 3144, 3244.  Minimum degree requirement is 120 s.h. of credit as follows.

1.
General education (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.), including those listed below.
MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test)  or MATH 1066. Applied Mathematics for Decision Making (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test or approval of dept chair)
42 s.h.
2.
Common Core.
ACCT 2401. Financial Accounting (3) (F,S,SS) (P: MATH 1065 or 1066)
ACCT 2521. Managerial Accounting (3) (F,S,SS) (P: DSCI 2223)
DSCI 2223. Introduction to Computers (3) (F,S,SS)
ECON 2113. Principles of Microeconomics (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO)
ECON 2133. Principles of Macroeconomics (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO) (P: ECON 2113)
ECON 3144. Intermediate Microeconomics (3) (F,S) (GE:SO) (P: ECON 2113)
ECON 3244. Intermediate Macroeconomics (3) (F,S) (GE:SO) (P: ECON 2133)
ENGL 3880. Writing for Business and Industry (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
MATH 2283. Statistics for Business (3) (F,S,SS) (P: MATH 1065 or 1066 or equivalent)
Choose additional electives as follows:
Quantitative: An additional 21 s.h. of ECON above 2999,  including  at  least 6 s.h. above 3999
Applied Economics: An additional 18 s.h. of ECON above 2999,  including  at  least 6 s.h. above 3999
45-48 s.h.
3.
Concentration area (Choose one.).
Applied Economics:
ECON 3343. Econometrics (3) (F,S) (GE:SO) (P: DSCI 2223 or CSCI 2600; ECON 2133; MATH 2283)
FINA 2244. Legal Environment of Business (3) (F,S,SS)
FINA 3724. Financial Management (3) (F,S,SS) (P: ECON 2113; MATH 2283; C: ACCT 2521 or 3551)
MATH 2119. Elements of Calculus (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:MA) (P: MATH 1065 with a minimum grade of C)
SPCH 2510. Public Speaking (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:FA) or SPCH 2520. Business and Professional Communication (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:FA)
Quantitative:
MATH 1085. Pre-Calculus Mathematics (5) (F,S,SS) (GE:MA) (P: MATH 1065 with a minimum grade of C)
MATH 2171, 2172, 2173. Calculus I, II, III (4,4,4) (F,S,SS)  (GE:MA) (P for 2171: MATH 1085 or 2122 with a minimum grade of C; P for 2172: MATH 2122 with a minimum grade of C or MATH 2171; P for 2173MATH 2172)
MATH 3256. Linear Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (P: MATH 2172) or MATH 3307. Mathematical Statistics I (3) (F,S,SS) (P: MATH 2172) or ECON 3343. Econometrics (3) (F,S) (GE:SO) (P: DSCI 2223 or CSCI 2600; ECON 2133; MATH 2283)
15-20 s.h.
4.
Electives, or optional minor and electives, to complete requirements for graduation. (Grades in required cognate courses will be used in computing the GPA in the major even in those cases in which the same courses are a part of the minor.)  

ECONOMICS MINOR

Minimum requirement for economics minor is 24 s.h. of credit as follows:

1.
Core.
ECON 2113. Principles of Microeconomics (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO)
ECON 2133. Principles of Macroeconomics (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO) (P: ECON 2113)
ECON 3144. Intermediate Microeconomics (3) (F,S) (GE:SO) (P: ECON 2113)
ECON 3244. Intermediate Macroeconomics (3) (F,S) (GE:SO) (P: ECON 2133)
12 s.h.
2.
General electives above 2999.
12 s.h.

ECONOMICS HONORS PROGRAM

Participation in the honors program is limited to seniors who have obtained a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. A minimum grade of B in ECON 4550 is a prerequisite for admission to ECON 4551.  Completion of both courses with a minimum grade of B is necessary to receive departmental honors.


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