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Economics

Major in Economics (44 credits)

For Economics course descriptions, see the 2005-2007 Academic Course Catalog.

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____ ECON 111, Introduction to Economics (4) SSL (QR)
____ ECON 332, Microeconomic Theory (4) SSU
____ ECON 333, Macroeconomic Theory (4)
____ ECON 334, Quantitative Methods in Economics (4)
        prereq. completion of an upper-division course
                   OR concurrent enrollment in ECON 333
____ ECON 384, Advanced Research in Economics (4)

Four 300-level ECON courses of which at least three must be from Tier Three (courses numbered 350 or higher)
____ ECON , _________________________ (4)
____ ECON , _________________________ (4)
____ ECON , _________________________ (4)
____ ECON , _________________________ (4)

Either of the following sequences
____ MATH 119, Calculus I MT (4)         OR          ____ MATH 123, Essential Calculus MT (4)

        AND

____ MATH 124, Probability and Statistics MT (4)         OR         ____ MATH 345, Mathematical Statistics I MT (4)

(44 Credits)


Minor in Economics (24 - 28 credits)

____ ECON 111, Introduction to Economics (4) SSL (QR)
____ ECON 332, Microeconomic Theory (4) SSU
____ ECON 333, Macroeconomic Theory (4)

Plus two additional 300-level courses

____ ECON , ______________________ (4)
____ ECON , ______________________ (4)
*NOTE ECON 350 has MATH 124 as a prerequisite

____ MATH 119, Calculus I MT (4)

OR MATH 123, Essential Calculus MT (4)

(24-28 credits)


For entering first year students intending to major in Economics, the department recommends the following program of study:

1st year

Fall Semester:
-CORE 100 or HONR 100, Symposium (4)
-ECON 111 SSL (4) (QR)
-MATH 119 or MATH 123 (4) MT
-Foreign language or other Core requirement (4)

Spring Semester:
-Core 101 or Honr 101 (4)
-ECON 111 (if not taken previous fall)
OR a Tier Two Econ 300-level (4)
-MATH 119(4) MT
OR MATH 123, Essential Calculus (4) MT
-Foreign language or other Core requirement (4)

2nd year

Fall Semester:
- ECON 332, Microeconomic Theory (4) SSU

Spring Semester:
- ECON 333, Macroeconomic Theory (4)
- ECON 334, Quantitative Methods in Economics (4)  (If Math 124 has been completed)

Either Semester:
- MATH 124, Probability and Statistical Inference (4) MT OR MATH 345, Mathematical Statistics (4) MT
- Econ 300-level (if not taken previously) (4)
- additional Core requirements or electives

3rd year

Fall Semester
-
ECON 334, Quantitative Methods in Economics (4)  (If not taken previously)

Either Semester:
- 2 Tier Three Econ 300-level courses (8) (If not taken previously)
- additional Core requirements

4th year

Either Semester
- 1 Tier Three Econ 300-level course (4)
- ECON 384, Advanced Research in Economics (4)
- remaining Core requirements or electives

For more information, see the Economics Department website.