Economics Major

Major Requirements 42-44 Total Credits

OPTION A: College of Business and Economics
OPTION B: College of Arts and Sciences
(Liberal Arts)

Required Courses: 21 cr. hrs.
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3 cr.
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr.
ECON 226 Introduction to Statistics
or MATH 226 Fundamentals of Statistics 3 cr.
or equivalent upon Chair's approval
ECON 301 Intermediate Microeconomics 3 cr.
ECON 302 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3 cr.
ECON 326 Statistics for Economics and Business 3 cr.
ECON 480 Senior Seminar (writing intensive) 3 cr.

Elective Courses*: 18 cr. hrs.
Choose 18 credits from the following categories with at most nine credits from the disciplines outside the area of Economics:

*Some elective courses may have prerequisites

OPTION A - Required Supporting Courses: 4-5 cr. hrs.
CBE 100 Orientation to CBE 0.5 cr.
CBE 300 Professional Development 0.5 cr.
ECON 205 Quantitative Analysis
or MATH 156 or MATH 166 3-4 cr.

OPTION B - Required Supporting Course: 3-4 cr. hrs.
ECON 205 Quantitative Analysis
or MATH 156 or MATH 166 3-4 cr.

Department of Economics

124 South Hall

Hamid Tabesh–Chair, Jackie Brux, Hossein Eftekari, Jennifer Hafer, Logan Kelly, Pascal Ngoboka, Glenn Potts, Susan K. Rogers, Brian Schultz, John Walker, Laura Boche-Senior Academic Adviser.

The vision of the College of Business and Economics is to be a community of choice and the regional leader in the acquisition, study, application and sharing of business, economics and information technology knowledge. Consistent with this vision, the college is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

Admission Requirements

For all majors in the College of Business and Economics (CBE):
Completion of at least 27 required general education credits with a minimum GPA of 2.25.

Additionally, the following must be completed, or in progress for completion, during the semester preceding admission. Students may register prior to acceptance, but acceptance is required for attendance in CBE upper-level courses. Students with Lower Division GPAs between 2.25 and 2.50 may petition the Assistant Dean for consideration on a case-by-case basis.

For admission to the Economics major:
GPA of 2.50 in ECON 201; ECON 202; ECON 205 (or MATH 156 or MATH 166); ENGL 100; CBE 100