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Economics (BA)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Fall 2008 - Summer 2009 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Major: EC

Degree: BA

Unit: College of Business (BU)

Department: Economics

University wide General Education

Type Hours
English 101 and 102 6
Comm 111, 112, 115, PolS 111, or WGST 203 3
Math (See Programmatic Req.) *(3)
+ Natural Sciences 7
+ Arts & Humanities 6
+ Social & Behaviorial Sciences *(9)6
Total 28(34)

+ See General Education requirements in the General Information section of this Catalog.

* Note: Programmatic Requirements include six hours of the
Gen. Ed. (3 hours Math and 3 hours Social & Behaviorial Sciences)

Programmatic Requirements of the COB

Type Hours
Camp 100 Campus Culture 1
Mathematics 107 and 2051 *(completes Math Gen Ed) 7
Foreign Language 12
Humanities or Natural Science (6 hours - 300+ Level) 9
POLS 201/202 6
Social Sciences (6 hours - 300+ Level) 12
BUS 201 Career Development 
Economics 201-202 *(Completes 3 hours of Soc. & Beh. Sci.) 6
Management 201 (Statistics) 3
Total 57

Economics Breadth

Type Hours
ECON 301 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 3
ECON 302 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory 3
ECON 475 Economics Seminar 3
Electives in Economics 15
General Electives (6-15 hours - 300+ Level) 15
Total 39
Minimum Total 1242

** All prerequisites must be followed (see undergraduate catalog).

1 Math 205 must be taken as a required math course for all Economic majors. Its prerequisite(s) may be used as Arts and Sciences elective(s).

2 Six hours of cultural diversity courses are required and may be incorporated within the degree program.

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