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2014-2015
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DEGREE: BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
MAJOR: ECONOMICS


CURRICULUM CREDITS

UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS
ENGL 110 Critical Reading and Writing 3
(minimum grade C-)

First Year Experience (FYE) BUAD 110 Basics of Business 3
Students that completed an FYE prior to becoming an Economics major are not required to take BUAD 110.
University Breadth Requirements (minimum grade of C-)
Creative Arts and Humanities 3
History and Cultural Change 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology 3

Discovery Learning Experience (DLE) 3

Multicultural Courses 3
Three credits in an approved course or courses stressing multicultural, ethnic, and/or gender-related course content.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
Arts & Sciences Second Writing Requirement: (minimum grade C-) 3
An Arts & Sciences second writing course involving significant writing experience including two papers with a combined minimum of 3,000 words to be submitted for extended faculty critique of both composition and content. This course must be taken after completion of 60 credit hours. Apropriate writing courses are designated in the semester's course offerings. Only the specific sections designated within each academic term will satisfy the second writing requirement. Please check the UDSIS registration system to ascertain whether a particular course section will be offered as a second writing course.

Mathematics Requirement (minimum grade C-)
One of the following: 3-4
MATH 221 Calculus I
or
MATH 241 Analytic Geometry and Calculus A
MATH 201 Introduction to Statistical Methods I 3
MATH 202 Introduction to Statistical Methods II 3

Quantitative Proficiency Requirement: (minimum grade C-) 9
An additional nine credits of course work in the quantitative area. At least three credits in addition to MATH 221 or MATH 241 must be taken in a 200-level or higher Mathematics course requiring calculus as a prerequisite except MATH 308. The remaining six credits may be chosen from other Mathematics courses at or above the 200-level requiring calculus as a pre-requisite except MATH 308. Other acceptable courses include: ACCT 208, BUAD 306, BUAD 346, BUAD 446, MISY 225, MISY 261, MISY 430, MISY 431, ECON 415, ECON 422, ECON 423, ECON 426, 300-level or higher courses in Statistics and Computer Sciences (except CISC 355 and CISC 356).  A maximum of one Economics course may be used to satisfy this requirement while simultaneously being used to satisfy Economics course requirements.

Breadth Requirement - Courses used to fulfill the University Breadth Requirement above may also be used to fulfill the Economics Breadth Requirements
Creative Arts and Humanities 9
  Nine credits representing at least two departments.

History and Cultural Change 9
  Nine credits representing at least two departments. ECON 315 and ECON 316 may apply.

Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
  Cannot be satisfied by an Economics course.

Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology 4
 This course must have an associated laboratory.


Related Work Requirement 9
Nine credits chosen from any 300-level or higher courses in Accounting, Anthropology, Business Administration, Computer Sciences (except CISC 355 and CISC 356), Finance, Geography, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Statistics. Also acceptable are ACCT 207, ACCT 208, any 200-level or above Mathematics courses that have calculus as a pre-requisite (except MATH 308), and any 200-level or higher MISY courses. Courses used to satisfy the Related Work Requirement may not be used to fulfill the quantitative proficiency requirement described above.

Economics Requirement (minimum grade C-)                                                                                18
ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomics: Prices and Markets 3
ECON 103 Introduction to Macroeconomics: National Economy 3
ECON 301 Quantitative Microeconomic Theory 3
ECON 303 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory 3

Six additional Economics courses at or above the 300-level, at least two of
which are at or above the 400-level.

Credit will be allowed for only one of any of the following sets of corresponding courses: ECON 251, ECON 255, ECON 300, and ECON 301;

Credit will not be allowed for both courses of any of the following sets of corresponding  courses: ECON 332 and ECON 433; ECON 344 and ECON 444; ECON 360 and ECON 463; ECON 381 and ECON 483; ECON 390 and ECON 490; ECON 415 and ECON 422.

ELECTIVES
After required courses are completed, sufficient credits must be taken to meet the minimum credits required for the degree. No more than three credits can be from HESC/BHAN 120.

CREDITS TO TOTAL A MINIMUM OF 120





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