Prior to declaring the major, students must have minimum grade C or AP credit in ECN 150. The major in economics consists of 30 hours in economics* including:
|Required Major Courses|
|ECN 150||Introduction to Economics **||3|
|ECN 205||Intermediate Microeconomics I ***||3|
|or ECN 210||Intermediate Mathematical Microeconomics|
|ECN 207||Intermediate Macroeconomics ***||3|
|or ECN 211||Intermediate Mathematical Macroeconomics|
|ECN 209||Applied Econometrics ***||3|
|Electives must include at least three 300-level courses||9|
|The student must make a minimum grade of C- in the following:|
|MST 111||Calculus with Analytic Geometry I||4|
|STA 111||Elementary Probability and Statistics ****||4|
Co-requisite hours are not counted towards these 30 hours in economics.
In addition, students must achieve an overall 2.0 average in economics courses.
Economics majors are encouraged to take complementary courses in mathematics, the humanities, or other social sciences to sharpen their analytical skills and to acquire a broader understanding of important issues. The faculty adviser will assist each student in determining the particular combination of courses that satisfies his or her needs.
Students who have a GPA of at least 3.0 overall and 3.3 in economics, and who complete the research course, ECN 399, will be considered by the department faculty for the graduation distinction “Honors in Economics.”