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Department of Economics

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Bachelor of Science in Economics

 Degree Requirements

  •  Any 1000 level economics course
  • 30223: Intermediate Microeconomics
  • 30233: Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • 30243: Contending Perspectives in Economics
  • 40313: Econometrics

Pick (1) class from each category

Historical Context (3 Hours)

  • 30253: History of Economic Thought
  • 30483: Financial History
  • 30723: European Economic History I
  • 30733: European Economic History II 
  • 40413: U.S. Economic History - The Founding Eras
  • 40423: U.S. Economic History - The Rise of the Modern Era
  • 40463: Perspectives in Macroeconomics

International Economics (3 Hours)

  • 30213: Development Theory 
  • 30433: Development Studies
  • 30443: Asian Economics
  • 30453: Economics of the European Union
  • 30463: Latin American Economics
  • 30493: International Economics Studies
  • 30513: Perspectives in International Economics
  • 40213: International Trade and Payments
  • 40223: International Monetary Economics

Public Economics (3 Hours)

  • 30473: Regional and Urban Economics
  • 30503: Health Economics
  • 30513: Perspectives in International Economics
  • 30523: Resource and Energy Economics
  • 30763: Economic Geography
  • 30773: Public Choice
  • 40113: Industrial Organization
  • 40133: Labor Economics
  • 40143: Public Finance
  • 40153: Economics of Financial Markets
  • 40433: Law and Economics
  • 50463: Perspectives in Macroeconomics 
 Choose (2) additional classes in economics 

(6-7 Hours) from the following

  • Applied Calculus (3 Hours) OR Calculus I (4 Hours)
  • Statistical Analysis (3 Hours) OR Elementary Statistics (3 Hours) OR Statistics (3 Hours)

Choose (1) of the following options:

Mathematics (7-8 hours)

  • Calculus II
  • Upper level 3000 or above math class

Accounting (6 hours)

  • (6) hours of accounting 

Business (6 hours)

  • (3) hours of accounting
  • (3) hours of finance

Geographic Information Systems (6 hours - choose (2))

  • GEOG 30313: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • GEOG 40313: Advanced Geographic Information Systems
  • GEOG 40323: Urban and Business Applications of Geographic Information Systems
  • GEOG 30363: Introduction to Geospatial Technology
  • GEOG 50523: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 

 

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Degree Requirements

  • Any 1000 level economics course
  • 30223: Intermediate Microeconomics
  • 30233: Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • 30243: Contending Perspectives in Economics

Pick (1) class from each category

Historical Context (3 Hours)

  • 30253: History of Economic Thought
  • 30483: Financial History
  • 30723: European Economic History I
  • 30733: European Economic History II 
  • 40413: U.S. Economic History - The Founding Eras
  • 40423: U.S. Economic History - The Rise of the Modern Era
  • 40463: Perspectives in Macroeconomics

International Economics (3 Hours)

  • 30213: Development Theory 
  • 30433: Development Studies
  • 30443: Asian Economics
  • 30453: Economics of the European Union
  • 30463: Latin American Economics
  • 30493: International Economics Studies
  • 30513: Perspectives in International Economics
  • 40213: International Trade and Payments
  • 40223: International Monetary Economics

Public Economics (3 Hours)

  • 30473: Regional and Urban Economics
  • 30503: Health Economics
  • 30513: Perspectives in International Economics
  • 30523: Resource and Energy Economics
  • 30763: Economic Geography
  • 30773: Public Choice
  • 40113: Industrial Organization
  • 40133: Labor Economics
  • 40143: Public Finance
  • 40153: Economics of Financial Markets
  • 40433: Law and Economics
  • 50463: Perspectives in Macroeconomics 

 

 Choose (3) additional classes in economics 
 (6-7 Hours) from the following
  • Applied Calculus (3 Hours) OR Calculus I (4 Hours)
  • Statistical Analysis (3 Hours) OR Elementary Statistics (3 Hours) OR Statistics (3 Hours)

 

Bachelor of Science in International Economics

Degree Requirements

  • Any 1000 level economics course
  • 30223: Intermediate Microeconomics
  • 30233: Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • 30243: Contending Perspectives in Economics
  • 40313: Econometrics
  • 40213: International Trade and Payments
  • 40223: International Monetary Economics

Choose (2) of the following courses:

  • 30213: Development Theory 
  • 30433: Development Studies
  • 30443: Asian Economics
  • 30453: Economics of the European Union
  • 30463: Latin American Economics
  • 30493: International Economic Studies
  • 30513: Perspectives in International Economics

Choose (1) additional (3 hours) elective course

Quantitative Skills (6-7 hours)

  • Applied Calculus (3 Hours) OR Calculus I (4 Hours)
  • Statistical Analysis (3 Hours) OR Elementary Statistics (3 Hours) OR Statistics (3 Hours)

World Regional Geography (3 hours)

  • GEOG 10003: World Regional Geography

International and Comparative Politics

(3 hours) from:

  • POSC 20303: International Politics
  • Any course in International Politics
  • Any course in Comparative Politics

International/ Intercultural Studies (6 hours)

Approved courses with international or intercultural emphasis or upper-division foreign language courses (see Economics Department website for list of approved classes; other courses may be substituted with permission of the Economics Department chair.

 

Minor in Economics

The minor in economics requires (18) semester hours. Including:

(3) hours chosen from:

  • 30223: Intermediate Microeconomics
  • 30233: Intermediate Macroeconomics

A minimum of (12) advanced hours (3000 level or above) is required. 

 

Minor in International Economics

The minor in international economics requires 18 semester hours. Including:

  • A minimum of (12) advanced hours (3000 level or above)
  • At least (3) hours chosen from:
    • 30223: Intermediate Microeconomics
    • 30233: Intermediate Macroeconomics

* This minor is not available to economics majors