Department of Economics

Undergraduate Programs: Economics Major

Economics majors are required to take the following courses:

Economics Courses (or their equivalent)
Econ 1150 Principles of Macroeconomics*
Econ 1200 Principles of Microeconomics*
Econ 2810 Introduction to Econometrics
Econ 3150 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
Econ 3200 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
* Econ 1880 can substitute for Econ 1150 & Econ 1200

Economics Electives
15 hours, chosen in consultation with the undergraduate advisor

Additional Courses
Math 2630 Introduction to Business Statistics (or equivalent)
Choice of: Math 1260 Modern Business Math
Math 1260 & Math 1270 Modern Business Math I, Modern Business Math II
  • Majors are encouraged to meet the mathematics and statistics requirements at an early stage of their course work.
  • In the major area, 21 hours are to be taken under the regular grading system; the P/NC option is available for the remaining 9 hours and for all related courses.
  • The department will award credit after reviewing the advanced placement tests. Students with a score of 3, 4, or 5 will receive credit for Econ 1150 if the macroeconomics portion of the test was taken and Econ 1200 if the microeconomics portion of the test was taken.
Last Updated: 3/22/15